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Khaled Khoja, the president of the main Syrian exile opposition group, accused Mr. Assad of deploying his warplanes “as an air force for ISIS.”
“Reports indicate that the regime is making airstrikes in support of #ISIL’s advance on #Aleppo, aiding extremists against Syrian population,” the embassy said in a series of Twitter posts. In another post, it added that government warplanes were “not only avoiding #ISIL lines, but actively seeking to bolster their position.”
Khaled Khoja, the president of the main Syrian exile opposition group, accused Mr. Assad of deploying his warplanes “as an air force for ISIS.
originally posted by: OccamsRazor04
Conspiracies are only allowed to contain the US as the perpetrator, did you not get the memo?
I doubt Russia is behind ISIS, most likely Assad just thinks he is better off letting his 2 enemies fight and then clean them both up after.
originally posted by: Xcathdra
a reply to: AVoiceOfReason
what part of doing as much damage as he can do you not understand? Hitler did the same thing at the end of his government. In his views Hitler felt the German people betrayed him and got what was coming to them. Assad thinks the same and has demonstrated that by killing his own civilians.
originally posted by: Danbones
a reply to: Xcathdra
love you too
we haven't forgotten the old assad is using poison gas lie
Ongoing issues include how to get agreement to follow up on the violations of resolutions 2139, 2165 and 2191 on the humanitarian situation and 2118 and 2209 on chemical weapons—in particular aerial bombardment and the use of chlorine bombs.
While the Council has many tools at its disposal—such as imposing an arms embargo or targeted sanctions, referring Syria to the ICC and authorising a no-fly zone to deter Syria from using its aerial capacity—P5 divisions have made it impossible for the Council to fulfil its role in maintaining international peace and security in the case of Syria. While some feel that such action might be the leverage the Council requires to shift the parties’ priorities towards a negotiated solution, the Council has a history of not escalating pressure in the midst of other sensitive processes, such as the political consultations de Mistura is facilitating and the ongoing P5+1 negotiations on the Iran nuclear file.
originally posted by: AVoiceOfReason
a reply to: Xcathdra
Yeah bro we know they were used but we don't know that it was Assad. #facepalm
The 117-page report offers the most detailed findings to date regarding the use of chemical weapons in Syria, but does not say which side used them.