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U.S. Ambassador to Syria in charge of recruiting Arab/Muslim death squads

This article published in September 2011 by Wayne Madsen can help illuminate what continues to happen today in Syria. - Silvia Cattori

U.S. ambassador to Syria, Robert S. Ford
U.S. ambassador to Syria, Robert S. Ford

(ROME) - WMR has been informed by reliable sources that the U.S. ambassador to Syria, Robert S. Ford, is the key State Department official who has been responsible for recruiting Arab "death squads" from Al Qaeda-affiliated units in Afghanistan, Iraq, Yemen, and Chechnya to fight against Syrian military and police forces in embattled Syria.

Ford served as the Political Officer at the U.S. embassy in Baghdad from 2004 to 2006 under Ambassador John Negroponte, the U.S. ambassador to Honduras from 1981 to 1985.

Negroponte was a key figure in the covert U.S. program to arm the Nicaraguan contras and his support for vicious paramilitary units in El Salvador and Honduras earned him the nickname of "Mr. Death Squad."

Negroponte tasked Ford with implementing the "El Salvador option" in Iraq, the use of Iraqi Shi’a irregulars and Kurdish Pesh Merga paramilitary forces to target for assassination and kidnapping/torture Iraqi insurgency leaders in Iraq and across the border in Syria. The operation was named for Negroponte’s death squad operation in Central America in the 1980s.

Ford has become the point man in the recruitment of Arabs and Muslims from the Middle East and beyond to battle against the security forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad.

The U.S.-backed terrorists have not only carried out attacks on Syrian security forces but have also massacred civilians in "false flag" operations later blamed on Syrian government forces. WMR has been informed that Ford’s operations in Syria are being carried out with the assistance of Israel’s Mossad.

The "El Salvador" option has also been used in Libya, where Al Qaeda irregulars, drawn from Iraq, Afghanistan, and Yemen, have been carrying out murders of Libyan civilians, especially black Libyans and African guest workers, on behalf of the Libyan rebel government.

Some of the murders of civilians have been blamed on pro-Muammar Qaddafi forces but they have, in fact, been carried out by Al Qaeda units fighting with the rebels and which are being directed by CIA and MI-6 advisers. Ford has been providing advice to the Libyan rebels on how to carry out their death squad attacks.

This is the work of the so-called Libyan rebels, who served
as a front for U.S. interests in Libya, and military bases.

From 2006 to 2008, Ford served as U.S. ambassador to Algeria, a nation that opposes the Libyan rebel government and a nation that has begun to see a re-surgence of "Al Qaeda" terrorist attacks against Algerian government targets.

In fact, Algeria is viewed as the next domino to fall as the U.S. seeks to establish total military and political hegemony over North Africa.

WMR has learned from a source who was recently in Libya that the Libyan rebel transitional government has agreed to allow the U.S. to establish permanent military bases in Libya, including on the Algerian border.

The rebels have also agreed to permit an American to serve as the chief political officer for the planned Libyan transitional advisory body due to be organized by NATO and the United Nations.

The body will be modeled on the Coalition Provisional Authority in Iraq.

Wayne Madsen, 12 September, 2011.

Wayne Madsen is a Washington, DC-based investigative journalist, author and syndicated columnist. He has written for several renowned papers and blogs. Madsen is a regular contributor on Russia Today. He has been a frequent political and national security commentator on Fox News and has also appeared on ABC, NBC, CBS, PBS, CNN, BBC, Al Jazeera, and MS-NBC.

All the versions of this article:

- L’ambassadeur des États-Unis en Syrie en charge du recrutement d’escadrons de la mort arabes et musulmans

Our special thanks to Silvia Cattori in Rome and to Wayne Madsen in Washington D.C.

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Aelwn Duplissey November 30, 2011 10:05 pm (Pacific time)

Really! OK, so now you are reporting unsubstantiated rumors and biased, rhetoric filled quotes. Very unresponsible.

Editor: Wayne Madsen has a credible  name in the world of investigative reporting. You're not obligated to stop here, keep watching for new developments, at least you've been informed of what sources are saying.

Rob December 1, 2011 12:40 am (Pacific time)

Bravo Editor! It is sad to watch the sheeple confront what they cant admit to themselves to be true. Truth is treason in an empire of lies!

Editor: Thanks Rob.

Anonymous November 29, 2011 6:06 pm (Pacific time)

Why do you give a platform to such obvious lies? If any evidence existed it would be banner news around the country, but you give these nuts a platform to show their contempt for America and your willingness to accomodate them. Pathetic.

Editor: Are you seriously trying to state that something is only real if the mainstream media producers and editors give it time?  Geez, how much do you read about the suffering in Gaza, or in Sri Lanka, etc. etc., we are the news and we don't care if you are unable to rise out of the mainstream check box mentality.  They don't cover what we cover, we constantly take things from different and broader angles.  I'm purely disgusted by what the United States is doing, sorry its outside of your comfort zone to know these things.  

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