It's public knowledge that Washington has been plotting against Syria since the days of Eisenhower.
But thanks to a newly declassified CIA memo, we can now read Washington's heavily-redacted strategy for creating "favorable conditions" in Syria.
Even back in the 1980s, it was clear that provoking a Sunni insurgency fueled by ethnic and religious hatred was the easiest way to topple the government.Russia Insider
As the memo notes:Sunnis make up 60 percent of the Syrian officer corps but are concentrated in junior officer ranks; enlisted men are predominantly Sunni conscripts. We believe that a renewal of communal violence between Alawis and Sunnis could inspire Sunnis in the military to turn against the regime.The ultimate goal? Creating a new, "moderate" Sunni regime that would serve U.S. business interests. (Surprise!)….
Declassified CIA Memo Shows How US Has Been Plotting Syrian Regime Change For Decades