US trying to ‘subjugate Syrians under capitalism and imperialism’

The United States is not planning to wipe out Syrians but trying to subjugate them “under the banner of American capitalism and imperialism,” according to Myles Hoenig, an American political analyst and activist. 

Hoenig said that US Defense Secretary James Mattis is blatantly lying about Syria because he knows the United States does not have media willing to challenge him. 

Hoenig, a former Green Party candidate for Congress, made the remarks in an interview with Press TV on Thursday while commenting on a statement by Mattis in which he claimed the US is not deepening its role in war in Syria.

“We are not increasing our role in the Syrian civil war, but we will defend our troops,” Mattis said on Thursday, shortly after US warplanes bombed a convoy of pro-government fighters heading for a remote garrison to take on the foreign-backed militants there.

The Pentagon has admitted that it used depleted uranium (DU) ammunition in Syria, the…

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