Published: Tuesday, Sept. 10 2013 12:00 a.m. MDT
Intriguing or a setup. I may be just a low minded, suspicious type, but this
just smells too much like another goobermint false flag.
If Russia can play an active role in de-escalating this situation, good for
them. If Russia's move to disarm Syria's chemical weapons is in
response to the US threat of escalation, good for us. It is a high stakes game
the two nations are playing... hopefully the Syrian people come out winners in
Most likely just a ploy to give congress one more reason to vote no.
Ironic that Kerry says something he didn't mean, and now it could pave the
way to a solution to the current problem, a solution that the administration
doesn't want.Now, by a verbal accident, we will find out if the
democrats in office are interested in a peaceful solution, or if they just want
wage war for the thrill of being big and tough.This should be
interesting and enlightening indeed!
The key will be in Russia and Syria actually following through. It could be a
delay or ploy for time. To counter that the UN should up their game and so
should the US. The people of the USA are tired of paying for war in blood and
taxes for zero benefit to our people or country, only the defense industry
Obama didn't have the votes from Congress to bomb Syria. He knows that
several members of the House have said that they would start impeachment
procedings if he bombed Syria without Congressional approval. Accepting Russia's offer is the only way that he can claim a victory. He
acted as if he were the entire government. He's learned that there is a
separation of powers and that because their is a separation of powers, he would
face impeachment procedings if he abused his authority.Let's
hope that Russia's proposal will be totally accepted and that Syria will
comply 100%. It's not up to Obama to verify anything. The United Nations
will appoint inspectors from several countries. Surely, some of those
inspectors will be from the United States, but Obama will not be in charge of
those inspections. In fact, Russia will use its influence to nullify anything
that Obama proposes.
I hope everyone realizes that Russia and Syria are like the U.S. and Britain.
In other words, Russia is not going to harm Syria with any deal. Syria will be
able to keep Assad in power, which is their number one objective. And if Syria
gives up a few weapons, what's to say they don't get some new and
improved versions from Russia a little later. Oh that's right, no country
makes chemical weapons anymore due to treatys signed by all. Yeah, I believe
everyone is telling the truth. Kum by ya.
We must assume that Russia is representing its own self interests. But the U.S.
has nothing to lose by welcoming the overture to talk while keeping its options
Mohokat says, We have witnessed the ineptness and lack of leadership of the
POTUS. The USA was erased from the Super Power list overnight.Something that BO
has wanted to accomplish.Russia out performed him so completely.If
the United States had made this offer, Syria would have rejected it out of hand.
They will consider it as it came from an ally. It has the potential to be a
peaceful solution to a no-win problem.Perhaps the US is behind it.
The President and Putin may have very well discussed it. Perhaps not.
I'll bet Israel is foaming at the mouth by a possible delay or total
stopping of bombing Syria.We are continually being dragged into
conflits not only for our own reasons, but to appease the radicals in Israel
that would have us wipe out all surrounding countires they feel are a threat. A
little paranoia is a good thing in todays world, but the idea that we allow our
selves to be manipulated so easily, is outrageous.
"The USA was erased from the Super Power list overnight."Who
was it that erased us off the list?Who has taken our place spending 10x
more than the rest of the world?Do you actually read what you post?
No boots on the ground for ten years and no rush to war.
Stay out of the middle east and let the Biblical prophecies take place as they
must and will.The heathen nations north of Palestine (GOG) are becoming
more and more apparent. Read Exekiel 37 & 38, Joel 3, Zechariah 12 and 13
for a start and become informed by the best source possible.Sorry to
refer to scriptures which turn off some folks but the answers are there for us
if we really want them. Keep America out of the perils of the middle east
Mr.Obama, you are way in over your head.
"The USA was erased from the Super Power list overnight."By
getting Russia to put together a plan so that the US won't need to attack
Syria? By potentially getting what we want (removal of chemical weapons) without
firing a shot? On the contrary, this shows we have more influence than I thought
because this happened even when it was likely that Congress would make the
threat of a US strike a bluff.
For you non scriptural folks, the middle east conflict is about Muslim against
Muslim, who in turn combine to hate and push for the destruction of Israel.It is
all about hate and mayhem. President Obama has delusions because of his Muslim
upbringing that he was born to bring about the changes that he thinks the world
needs. He has proved himself wrong during his five year rule over America,
failing on all counts. He is no match for Russia's Putin. Hang on folks, we
are in for a long, hard journey with Obama at the helm sailing in very troubled
Elcapitan,The situation is convoluted enough without bringing
Biblical texts into the equation. We can't create useful or relevant
foreign policy based on the improbability that passages written centuries ago
refer to things to happen in our times.
The editors write "Syria, meanwhile, has consistently denied ... that it
possesses any chemical weapons at all." This is incorrect. Syria neither
confirms nor denies the possession of chemical weapons. This strategy mirrors
Israel's strategy of neither confirming nor denying the possession of
nuclear weapons.Quite honestly, it is dispiriting to see such lack of
knowledge among the opinion leaders of this country.
Our President has given legislators a chance to weigh in on the Syria crisis.While doing so, diplomacy has sprung forth throughout Russia and numerous
other countries. No one wants a war. The majority of people throughout the
world want to live in peace. Leaders, such a Assad, should not be able to
kill his countrymen, just as no other leader should be able to do this.It
appears to be tricky, slippery slope to try to punish such a terrorist as he
gasses innocent people. We have witnessed such atrocities throughout history.
America, at times turning our heads and closing our eyes, or feeling helpless
unless we actually go to war to defend innocent people.Looks as though
President Obama and President Putin put their heads together at their recent
meeting and came away with another way to handle this. President Obama,
graciously, let President Putin go forth to the world with this new proposal to
stop further killing in Syria and possibly elsewhere.John Kerry will be
receiving an Academy Award in 2014 for his outstanding performance.
It's a good development for sure. I just hope they follow through on
their promise so we don't have to deliver the promised response. But
we've seen promises like this before (from North Korea, Iraq, and others)
they just kept promising until they get what they want, but never do what they
promised to do.I hope this one works.
You know Craig Clark, our foreign policy for years now has been so uncertain
that maybe a turn to the Bible might be worth a try. Couldn't be any
worse. atl134I think Putin is the one taking his power
and influence to the region now that we in the U.S. seem to want a standown for
a while. That would be expected of the American people with the never ending
wars going on there and our involvement that really hasn't changed anything
for the region.
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