How Britain Funded Syria’s “Moderate Armed Opposition” (aka Terrorists with a Human Face)

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by Felicity Arbuthnot, via Global Research

A document (1, pdf) produced last December by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office, headed: “ UK Humanitarian Aid in Response to The Syria Conflict”, makes interesting reading.

The British government it states, has spent “over £100 million” since 2012, “working closely with a range of actors” to “find a political solution to the conflict and prepare to rebuild the country in the post Assad era.” (Emphasis added.)

Our efforts … include providing more than £67 million of support to the Syrian opposition.”

Gov Uk Factsheet Screen-Shot-2016-10-14-at-18.32.33-1024x641.pngOne of the “actors” to benefit from hefty chunks of British taxpayers moneys is the Syrian National Coalition whose website (2) states, under “Mission Statement and Goals”:

“The coalition will do everything in its power to reach the goal of overthrowing the Assad regime …” and to “Establish a transitional government …” (Emphasis added.)

Thus the UK government is overtly supporting…

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