Skip to comments.If we’re not talking to President Bashar al-Assad, we should be
Posted on 01/16/2014 8:19:02 PM PST by MinorityRepublican
It has taken the best part of three years, but the realisation is dawning on our leaders that there is likely to be only one outcome in Syrias brutal civil war, and that is the Assad regime declaring victory. Ever since the Syrian rebels were overrun by al-Qaeda and other Islamist movements of a similar uncompromising hue, I have been warning that, rather than backing the rebels, the Wests interests would be far better served by doing everything in its power to halt the violence, even if it means the detestable regime of President Bashar al-Assad surviving. In the pragmatic world of realpolitik, better the devil you know than having a vital Arab state such as Syria succumb to the rule of Islamist fanatics. But ever since anti-government protests first erupted in Syria in the spring of 2011, Western leaders have generally eschewed this common-sense approach in favour of supporting the rebels. David Cameron and William Hague, in particular, have been vocal in their support for the Syrian oppositions cause, while at the same time demanding the presidents removal. Indeed, their visceral hostility to the notion that Assad might ultimately prevail led them to back last summers ill-considered American plan to launch air strikes against Damascus, in the belief that bombing the regime would force it to sue for peace (or at least abandon its chemical weapons).
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Wrong. Sell weapons to both sides and let them kill each other for the next 500 years.
Iran could take advantage, talk both sides into an agreement and convince them to use those weapons on Israel.
And let Allah sort it out.
The biggest mistake we made in the ME was to let the the Iran-Iraq war end.
Which is irrelevant in every way.
Well, they’re not going to continue to kill each other for the benefit of the Great and Little Satans; it’ll come to a conclusion and they’ll turn their focus back to their original targets. This is a bit of a struggle as to who is going to control the new “Caliphate” in that region. And Israel is in the crossfire.
Clue: When Americas enemies are killing each other.... SHUT UP!...
and get out of the way.... and encourage it..