Originally posted by intrptr
reply to post by ausername
No, don't believe everything you read. There have been atrocities committed by both sides, outside of Syria it is all a propaganda war. You have to choose which lies you are more inclined to believe.
But you are inclined to believe the louder lies, right?
I'll ask them to take it outside for you if you like. This also begs the question: why would a real Syrian resistance movement risk injuring the poor, sick and old people left in town in order to defeat Assad? You think they would protect them from harm by not fighting the Army where they live???
Originally posted by Alternative4u
reply to post by maddy21
I am just getting reports that America has backed down after being told by Iran & Russia that a World War will happen over Syria,,, within hours of Russia saying this American Aircraft Carrier & War ships have already left Syrian waters, well done Russia, I knew you were top dog over USA, always have and always will be, we need a strong Russia to keep yanks in check these days.
Originally posted by jrx2020
Syria, Iran and Egypt are no match for anything the US arms Israel with...
I am excited to see the fireworks too! What do you think 24 hours for complete American air superiority, with give or take another 48 for the ground?
I cannot wait to see the US over power that weapon system too.
Originally posted by DarknStormy
Well, if the west weren't to clear about which side Russia are batting for and this is true, I think they know now.
It gets more complicated (like in Syria) when outside parties, nations or international coalitions get involved, either overtly or covertly...
Originally posted by Thunda
reply to post by ausername
Interesting- in your link it says that Syria already has this missile- "It's export variant, the Iskander-E, was sold to Syria (26 units)."
But I think you are misunderstanding what it means by ' designed to overcome air defense systems'. It means radar sites and missile bunkers, not taking out missiles in flight like 'Patriot'
“Considering that the US wants to use Turkey as an advance missile shield, the Patriots might be stationed there forever. Turkey wanted to modernize its weapons anyway and already started taking bids for similar weapons systems. Under these circumstances, the weapons are most likely directed against Iran," Polikanov said, adding that any kind of provocation could now become a pretext for war. And the installation of NATO anti-aircraft missiles in Turkey means that Iran will no longer be able to retaliate if attacked.
Iranian armed forces chief General Hassan Firouzabadi said last Saturday that the lessons of 1962 Cuban missile crisis may return to haunt the world.