Obama takes a lap alright.
More like a lapse.
This focus on chemical weapons is just a ruse.
Both Russia and the U.S. had the same goal with this issue.
The chemical weapons issue is a major P.I.T.A. for both.
Neither want the U.N. interfering with the Syrian civil war.
[ notice how all past peace efforts have always failed completely ]
Both sides are economically involved with support.
The chemical attacks were most likely done by a 3rd party who was seeing a slight recent advantage to Assad's forces.
They have been successful only in setting back Assad to the rebels' advantage, and continuing the civil war.
Obama gives the PERCEPTION that he is more concerned about 1500 deaths from 'illegal' weapons while at the same time ignoring 100,000+
deaths from 'legal' weapons.
And that absolute farce with Kerry and the 'miracle proposal'.
We knew about the exact plan the night before right here on ATS !!!!
It was a set up Kerry *HAD* to know it was in the works !
Haaretz News had the story before hand. It was being parroted the night before on lesser than MSM sites !!
Member Dianec started a thread Sunday night !!!
Gotta love Kerry's acting.
I bet the MSM was told to keep it quiet.
And still nobody has referred to the Haaretz article on big media.
And it's hilarious that Kerry mentioned it like it was some kind of surprise and then the miracle of Russia going 'public' about the 'magic
proposal'...just like a rabbit out of a hat.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad could avoid a U.S. military strike by surrendering all his chemical weapons within a week, U.S. Secretary of State
John Kerry said on Monday, but immediately made clear he was not making a serious offer. ..............
Kerry: Syrian surrender of chemical arms could stop U.S.
And here's a full article citing the Haaretz story -- Published: Sept. 8, 2013 at 9:39 PM .....
DAMASCUS, Syria, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Syria and its allies, Iran and Russia, are working on a proposal for a power transition that would head off a
retaliatory U.S. military strike, Haaretz reports.
The Israeli newspaper said Arab and Iranian media had reported Iranian Parliamentary Committee Chairman Ala al-Din Boroujerdi and Syrian officials had
discussed the proposal in recent days and that Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Muallem was expected to go over it with Russian President Vladimir
Putin when they meet Monday.
Haaretz said details of the proposal were unknown but allegedly would call for civil war-torn Syria to embark on a democratic transfer of power in
Haaretz reported Putin and al-Muallem also are expected to discuss another proposal in which Syria would transfer its chemical weapons to Russia
or another country. U.S.
Iran, Russia, Syria said working on proposal to head off U.S. strike