from The News Doctors:
In 2011, U.S. President Barack Obama said in a written statement that “The future of Syria must be determined by its people, but President Bashar al-Assad is standing in their way.” Obama claimed that “For the sake of the Syrian people, the time has come for President Assad to step aside.” Washington’s policy is to remove Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. It has been a goal of both the Democrats and Republicans. Israel wants Assad removed from power because of its close ties to Hezbollah and Iran. Israel’s former Ambassador to the U.S. Michael Oren once said “We always wanted Bashar Assad to go, we always preferred the bad guys who weren’t backed by Iran to the bad guys who were backed by Iran” in an interview published by Reuters back in 2013. Remember In 2007 when Former U.S. Army General Wesley Clark told Amy Goodman of Democracy Now:
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