Renowned investigative journalist Seymour Hersh has told Al-Ahed that the Obama’s administration’s approach towards the conflict in Syria is “nonsense”, as Obama continues to act as if there is a serious chance that Syrian president Bashar al-Assad could be forced out of office.
In an exclusive interview with al-Ahed, Hersh, who recently released his new book: “The Killing of Osama bin Laden”, said that the Obama administration continues to insist that president al-Assad leave power despite the fact that all the evidence shows that the Syrian army is winning the war.
Hersh also asserted that there was no evidence showing that Washington was pressuring its Saudi ally to stop arming so called “moderate opposition groups” in Syria.
He further added that the American policy of arming such groups is continuing.
In parallel, the American journalist also emphasized that he had heard information of al-Nusra front gaining possession of…
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