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PICK YOUR POISON – THE U.S. CAN’T WIN IN SYRIA

PICK YOUR POISON – THE U.S. CAN’T WIN IN SYRIA

In reviewing scores of articles on the conflict in Syria over the past two weeks, one thing is exceedingly clear:  The U.S. can’t win.

In contrast, Russia has a clear strategy and rationale:  Support Bashar Al-Assad since official state governments provide law and order.  This was once true in Syria until the “Arab Spring” began in 2011.  In other words, Russian policy now mirrors the cold war policy of the U.S that for 60 years traditionally supported authoritarian dictatorships that suppressed communist revolution (think Vietnam, Central and South America).  Now … Read More