Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Inaction can be shocking

Perfectly informative but revealingly headlined Independent (UK) article --

Syria crisis: Turkey and Saudi Arabia shock Western countries by supporting anti-Assad jihadists

For a different perspective, how about --

Syria crisis: Western countries shock Turkey and Saudi Arabia by seeming ready to cut a deal with Assad

Because that really was the situation until 2 months ago, with the industrial-scale torture, the barrel bombs, the chemical weapons, and indeed the original unnecessary repression all to be swept under the Khorasan rug. Then the regional players got their act together. In a couple of years, those US-trained rebels will be ready to help with the post-Assad state.

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