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U.S. President Barack Obama and his top foreign policy advisers are expected to meet on Friday to consider their military and other options in Syria as Syrian and Russian aircraft continue to pummel Aleppo and other targets, U.S. officials said.
Some top officials argue the United States must act more forcefully in Syria or risk losing what influence it still has over moderate rebels and its Arab, Kurdish and Turkish allies in the fight against Islamic State, the officials told Reuters.
originally posted by: projectvxn
a reply to: Willtell
I think they're trying to make the Biblical Armageddon happen.
as dumb as that sounds it's one of the few answers I've ever heard that at least fits the insanity..
A meeting on the situation in Syria with the participation of Russia, the United States and regional powers including Saudi Arabia and Turkey will take place on Saturday.
All of which raises one significant question in the mind of Vladimir Pozner - who was trying to catch a flight to mark the commemoration of the Reykjavik summit when we delayed him.
"You know what really upsets me? Nobody is out in the streets protesting any of this," he said.
"No one is telling their governments 'hey, we don't want to go to war, we don't want any part of this, you're threatening my life and my kids'.
"Back in the bad old days, at least there were people out on the streets."