This might be the most ominous essay that I've ever written.
It appears that the Trump Administration has decided to use the most ridiculous and transparent lie imaginable to justify a war of regime change with Iran.
Last week German newspaper Köelner Stadt-Anzeiger published an interview with Abu Al Ezz, a commander in the Nusra Front, the al-Qaeda affiliate in Syria.
According to Al Ezz, U.S. materiel has been key in turning the tide against Syrian army forces:
What's in a name?
A lot it seems.
Last month American custom agents prevented entry into the country by the founder of the Syrian humanitarian group, White Helmets. He was set to receive a humanitarian award from InterAction, an NGO based in Washington, DC.
However, he had a Muslim name.