Skip to comments.Kerry: Arab Countries Offered to Pay for Invasion
Posted on 09/04/2013 2:50:13 PM PDT by BarnacleCenturion
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Saudi and Qatar would jump at the chance to build a Nat Gas pipeline through Syria. I wouldn’t be surprised if they’d offered to buy the services of the US.
Duh, how do you think a broke ass country like ours is affording all this war stuff? The Saudis have already been writing checks. Count on it.
“Secretary of State John Kerry said at Wednesdays hearing that Arab counties have offered to pay for the entirety of unseating President Bashar al-Assad if the United States took the lead militarily.”
Translation: As in ALL U.S. military activity in the Middle East, the U.S. continues to be the “hired help” for the Saudis (a dictatorship) and the emirates of the Persian Gulf (dictatorships), in pursuit of THEIR agendas, with our politicians fooling our public that it is, and will be OUR agenda, when Middle East history shows we are NEVER in the end in control of the political ground game or what comes next - that is always in the hands of local interests and interests in the region, and the results, the long term results have NEVER proven to be in our long term interest - not in Afghanistan in the 1980s, not once in Iraq (we gave Iran ten more years to beef up THEIR ground game in Iraq) and not in Iraq again (Iraq and Iran have never been as closely embraced as they are today).
Why has it ever been in our interests to take sides in the regional proxy wars between the two biggest modern expresssions of radical fundamentalist Islam - the Shia clerics in Iran and the Wahabi-Sunni of Saudi Arabia.
We don’t have a dog in that race.
Incidentally, it's quite telling that Kerry used the term "invasion." It kind of betrays the fact that he and Obama were lying when they promised "no boots on the ground."
Are they willing to pay in blood, too?
Saudi and Qatar would jump at the chance to build a Nat Gas pipeline through Syria. I wouldnt be surprised if theyd offered to buy the services of the US.
“For the executive branch to order a Syrian operation bankrolled by the Arabs is to effectively shift the allegiance of the executive branch from its legitimate paymaster the American people to a foreign one. From an intellectual and moral perspective, though probably not a legalistic one, this borders on disloyalty.”
How much will Obama and Kerry get paid?
you wrote>>I could support an invasion if we are going to turn the country into a Christian nation, ban Islam and make it a territory of the United States.
Thankfully, the most basic concepts in Our Constitution and what America is all about would prevent this.... :-)