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Originally posted by Liberal1984
If democratically elected Syria wishes to survive, it need only make clear it will distribute its chemical & biological weapons to Hamas, Hezbollah, ect.
Originally posted by Hopeforeveryone
Unusual weapon to use in a civil war.
Originally posted by LightAssassin
reply to post by Ravinski
It's not just the middle east. It's to destabilise the whole of Africa, which is still very rich in resources.
The UN and the Western powers don't want a prosperous Africa.
Originally posted by ThirdEyeofHorus
reply to post by MrSpad
As the radical islamist have been cut out of the new group that would be unlikely. In fact post Assad fall the rebels will move to clean them out, a move they have already made in some areas they have secured. The post Assad goverment will a be a mixture that will require coalitions to rule. You can expect this to a be lond hard process with Syria. What they will end up like will not be clear for a decade or more.
The Obama admin has been covertly backing the Muslim Brotherhood in all these states, including Egypt. In a classically pro Sunni environment, the Obama admin has to at least pretend it supports the true moderate Sunnis. I don't believe for a minute that the bad guys have been "cut out" as you say. But I don't trust anything this admin does.
Further, BLoomberg ran this article saying the Obama admin declared this group a terrorist group
The Obama administration’s designation of a Syrian rebel group as a terrorist organization reflects unease about the factions receiving support from U.S. allies in the fight against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
The U.S. added one of the more successful anti-Assad military groups, al-Nusra Front, to its list of terrorist organizations Dec. 11, citing the group’s ties to al-Qaeda in Iraq. U.S. officials worry that the conflict has become a magnet for Islamic militants, and it hasn’t armed rebels out of concern that weapons could fall into fundamentalist hands.
But somehow the Obama admin thinks it can help the rebels without helping out the terrorist group.
Sounds about the same as their Utopian ideals of forcing the Super wealthy to pay more taxes without making the middle class pay too.
www.bloomberg.com...edit on 13-12-2012 by ThirdEyeofHorus because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by TerrorAlertRed
Didn't Russia just give them some high tech missiles. So why are they using these SCUDs?