Skip to comments.Kerry Floats a Deal on Arms, and Russia and Syria Seize It
Posted on 09/09/2013 2:57:18 PM PDT by jimbo123
MOSCOW A seemingly offhand suggestion by Secretary of State John Kerry that Syria could avert an American attack by relinquishing its chemical weapons received an almost immediate welcome from Syria, Russia, the United Nations, key American allies and even some Republicans on Monday as a possible way to avoid a major international military showdown in the Syria crisis.
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NYT is trying to give Hanoi John the credit for Putin’s master stroke?
What’s really funny is the last thing Obama wants is an actual solution to the manufactured problem here. It will be fun to see how this plays out. Fortunately I just bought a huge bag of ladyfinger popcorn.
The question is: What did Obama promise Putin in exchange for the bailout?
I agree with your position on this. Putin is the clever one here not Obama or Kerry. But what really struck me about your post is that -
I DON'T KNOW WHAT LADYFINGER POPCORN IS.
Can you enlighten me? Google is just too, too hard. :)
Remember when Reagan told Gorby to pound sand in Iceland?
Nah, those days are over. Our government is led by total imbeciles who have no problems dropping their trousers to foreign powers.
Why not send in UN Weapon Inspectors as well.
It’s smaller than regular popcorn. We use one of those aluminum stovetop popcorn makers with the crank and we buy the popcorn at the local amish markets. You can eat the old maids and everything. It also makes smaller kernels. Love it!
And yes, google is just so howrd!
Scott Ritter is in prison right now. Unless Obama can arrange for an early release.
Gees! Now the bomber has an out! He will take it and head to the golf course.
Kerry floated nothing. Putin was the leader on this one.
NOw the spin begins. Obama has now invented the flushing toilet, was present at the Gettysburg Address, farts lightening bolts out of his arse , and will make you pay and pay for Universal Obama Care.
Interesting just how far removed from reality the left and its fascists truly are.This weakness can be used against them, just as Putin has done.
I’m sure Obama will take Putin’s deal. I just wonder if Obama agreed to give Poland and the Czech Republic to Russia in exchange for the bailout.
This will add clarity. If chemical weapons are used again in Syria, there will be no question it's the "freedom fighters". Besides that, with Russia in there, they could protect the Christians, something Obama has not expressed any concern with.
This is really strange. Putin is the only world leader with any problem-solving capacity, so it seems.
So, these buffoons have found a way out of the corner they painted themselves into?
Putin just hammered our idiot president. I believe Russia engaged in a similar deal when Iraq had a stockpile. I’ll have to go back and see.
Piter De Vries: As you instructed me, I have enlightened your nephews concerning my plan...
Baron Harkonnen: *My* plan!
Piter De Vries: ...*the* plan... to crush the Atreides.
Putin made Obama an offer he couldn’t refuse. I just wonder what Putin was able to get from Obama in exchange.
As I recall, the rumor around here was that the Iraqi chemicals were trucked along with all of that other stuff that was traveling to Syria just before we started the bombing campaign in Iraq.
We may be talking about the same chemical weapons in this case that we were talking about 10 years ago.
The State Department has been saying that Kerry’s statement was “rhetorical”. Which I guess means that it wasn’t supposed to be taken seriously. But it has been.
If you’ve read the comments to Times articles, you know how addled Times readers are. They’ll buy this.
Oh that rhetorical deal that wasn’t really an offer,,that deal?
Who didn’t see this coming. The MSM happily back in shill for the WH mode.
It’s called Adult Leadership.
We are being led by mere children.
And very naïve and stupid, over-weight, bullying children at that..
The only thing Kerry is working on is to get his foot out of his mouth and THE FOREIGNER’s foot out of his rear end.
Never fear... with the FULL help of the MSM and backing from low info voters ANYTHING is POSSIBLE.
Kerry has to switch from legislative mode to executive mode. Rhetorical comments, and rambling musings are fine in the Senate, where no one can reasonably expect anyone to actually act on them. In the Executive branch (which SOS is part of), one should only say what one is prepared to act on.
It was so “off hand” one of his minions immediately talked it back saying it was hypothetical”.
Too bad for the Saudis, but they backed a community organizer. What did they expect?
Looks like its time for Plan B. Time for an “incident” which after quick but thorough investigation will be found to be connected to Syria/Iran and we are back on track for the designer war.
Turn in your WMD to the "international community (organizer)" no questions asked.
There may be something else at play here.
What happens if it was the rebels who launched the attack and they did it with stolen Iraqi WMD? That becomes a worse case all around.
I'm sure they would love to stsrt over, but I think people are wise to that, at least in this situation. It would be almost impossible to pull off.
Save the Democrats on this one! Otherwise the bigmouths are stuck with what they said, an attack!
Kerry’s problem is that when it comes to his intelligence, there is a huge gap between how he sees himself and reality.
There are quite a few cruise lines still running ships into the eastern Med. They could sell discounted cruise packages labeled “The Lusitania” special.
It would have to be big, like nuking Charleston harbor big. So big that no one on our side would dare question it.
Well, now 0bungles can turn those radar arrays on the sides of his head towards Iran and make the same deal for their nuke program. Right!?! /s LOL
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