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Posted by Fred 2012-06-01 00:00||
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File under: Govt of Syria
#1 Of course their position will not shift. Russia takes the side of evil at every opportunity. I have no understanding of why that is. They seem to feel that it is their duty to hold any position that is exactly the opposite of ours.
Putin is just weird.
Posted by crosspatch 2012-06-01 00:11||
#2 Yeah, but Putin rides tigers and shit. Anyways, he gets that port and a bag of shit with it. But if you mess with Israel...
Posted by newc 2012-06-01 01:19||
#3 "Russia's position is well-known. It is balanced and consistent and completely logical,"
Does that "logic" find it's origins in a regime which has potentially warehoused large quantities of WMD ?
Posted by Besoeker 2012-06-01 04:01||
#4 What a joke. Merkel will be at him fang and claw.
"face a grilling from both German Chancellor Angela Merkel". What, have they given China a pass on this?. Would Obama stand by an ally as determined as this. I think not. The EU is such a mess they could shoot themselves in the foot and blame someone else for doing it. Russia is a major trading partner with Europe and trade looks to expand between the two. Anarchy is a major problem for Russia. Syria could add fuel to this fire.
Posted by Dale 2012-06-01 08:02||
#5 Well ole Vlad needs to have himself a get out of town strategy prepared.
If Iran ever uses their nuclear products for a terrorist act, Russia will have to answer to a lot of really p.o.ed nations. And if Syria goes south inspite of weapons and advisors, Russia will have a real stinker on their hands dealing with the new regime.
Vlad should learn from the US experiences of the 1950's, how many times did arms sales and military advisors blow up in our face all over the world?
Right now Russia seems to not have a coherent foreign policy other than to oppose the US at every turn. with our amatuers running our foreign policy it makes Russia look silly. They need to be more original and independent of our silly misguided naive fumbling around and stake out a foreign policy that focuses on a world view and what is best for Russia and not just trying to spike our guns.
Posted by Bill Clinton 2012-06-01 13:56||
#6 Should he?
Last year, in Venezuela (population -29 million) around twenty thousand people got killed - a murder rate higher than in Syria (population - 23 million). That's first.
And second - as far as I know (Mrs. Carla del Ponte doesn't mention about it) Bashir al-Assad is not involved in human organs trade...
Posted by vendaval 2012-06-01 22:52||