Russian President Vladimir Putin said two interesting things during an interview with the Associated Press and a Russian television station about his support for embattled Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. The first item, which most of us have heard before, is that Putin finds the idea of Assad using chemical weapons to be “absurd” since Assad’s […]Read More WHAT DO THE RUSSIANS THINK ABOUT SYRIA NOW?
Remembering what I wrote regarding Russia’s terrorism concerns during the 2014 Winter Olympic games they will host in Sochi, this article I read in As-Safir [CLICK FOR ENGLISH TRANSLATION] about Russian President Putin’s meeting with Saudi intelligence chief Prince Bandar bin Sultan is probably the most mind-blowing piece of news I read […]Read More POPCORN ALERT: SAUDIS ISSUE THREAT TO RUSSIA
I have the occasional habit of speaking in parables and metaphors without explicitly stating what I want you to know. I won’t do that for this post about the expanding Syria civil war. This war is about damn-near everything else except for the will of Syrian people. This war is about […]Read More THE SYRIAN PEOPLE – LOVED BUT NOT HEARD FROM
I pasted from the NY Times the White House’s official statement on Syria’s suspected use of chemical weapons during the country’s civil war. Forget for a moment how the UN’s investigation found that the Syrian “rebels” have used chemical weapons – doesn’t this whole thing sound like the Iraq War, Syrian Remix? Read on: […]Read More BHO AND SYRIA, 2013 = GWB AND IRAQ, 2003
While President Obama moves closer to deciding whether or not the US will “officially” provide the Syrian rebels with lethal military aid above and beyond the “unofficial” lethal aid the CIA is already providing, an interesting news development regarding the Syrian people’s opinion about their full-on civil war didn’t seem to make the mainstream American […]Read More ALL THINGS RELATIVE: FAT-FISTED ASSAD IS LOVED