Skip to comments.Syria welcomes Russia's proposal for Damascus to put its chemical weapons under (intl control)..
Posted on 09/09/2013 8:44:44 AM PDT by maggief
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Video: WH worried that Syria loss will cripple Obama presidency
(F. Chuck Todd)
That’s the Bamster for ya.
have the rebels fire chem weapons at israel?
have the rebels fire chem weapons at russia?
never report that the deal was actually offered, then start bombing saying ‘we never got that in writing’?
claim the whole thing was 0’s idea?
worst case: just set something off here, then blame Syria.
I can promise you, the scribes are scrambling around the offices as we speak.
P.S. Watching U.S. News wires. seeing nothing on this yet.
Russia seized the diplomatic initiative Monday with a plan for Syria to head off the threat of US military strikes by putting its chemical weapons under international control.
The move by Moscow, Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad’s most powerful international ally, threatened to overshadow US President Barack Obama’s push to win support for punitive action.
Obama, Kerry, et al will claim it was all because of US pressure on Syria.
Putin playing chess while obama/kerry play tiddly-winks:
Russia Launches New Surprising Strategy: Appeasement
Submitted by Tyler Durden on 09/09/2013 10:24 -0400
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Update: Just as suspected, Syria promptly complies with the Russian check: SYRIA WELCOMES RUSSIA’S PROPOSAL FOR DAMASCUS TO PUT ITS CHEMICAL WEAPONS UNDER INTERNATIONAL CONTROL- FOREIGN MINISTER WALID AL-MOUALEM.
WhiteHousePressCorps @whpresscorps 10m
RT @WashTimes: Coalition of the willing on #Syria includes such superpowers as Albania, Estonia, Honduras http://wtim.es/18PwEWl
I just heard Vanuatu has joined.
Can they be tested against samples from Saddam’s weapons’ program?
... since they really really REALLY want to go to war, my guess is that they’ll move the goal posts - again.
FOX News Radio @foxnewsradio 3m
Sen. Alexander (R-TN) is a no on Syria resolution "too much uncertainty... After step A, what will be steps B, C, D and E?" (@JaredHalpern)
Posts #53 & 67.
“Syria publicly welcomed the idea, but a senior White House official told NBC News that it was no more than a delay tactic.”
“Russia seized the diplomatic initiative Monday with a plan for Syria to head off the threat of US military strikes by putting its chemical weapons under international control.
The move by Moscow, Syrian leader Bashar al-Assads most powerful international ally, threatened to overshadow US President Barack Obamas push to win support for punitive action.”
Blink ... blink.
Agence France-Presse @AFP 50s
BREAKING: US to ‘follow up’ with Russia on Syria weapons plan: senior official
Not clear when the press briefing will start - showing both 1:15 and 1: 45
Going live ...
READER COMMENT: So basically every small nation that relies on US aid ‘signed on’ to military action.
by Nick Pogar edited by Margarita Noriega (Reuters) 12:25 PM
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