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Posted by Water Modem 2012-11-18 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6495 views ]  Top

#1 Another Debka article suggests that the attack will not end until Iran agrees to face to face talks with the US.
Posted by Water Modem 2012-11-18 00:27||   2012-11-18 00:27|| Front Page Top

#2 A western source in Cairo familiar with the truce negotiations reported that Obama has not yet decided whether he wants to be directly involved in any ceasefire deal,

Posted by Shipman 2012-11-18 05:22||   2012-11-18 05:22|| Front Page Top

#3 If true, it shows that Mr. Obama's administration has placed itself between a rock and a hard place. The Turks are needed for Syria and possibly Iran; Erdogan's ego is being stroked by involving his government with Gaza. And if Debka is accurate, the Turks are once again angling to become the de facto Islamic power in the region.

In any case, the message from all the parties appears to be: "Mr. Obama, we've reserved a nice place for your country at the kid's table."
Posted by Pappy 2012-11-18 12:45||   2012-11-18 12:45|| Front Page Top

#4 We need to pull out of Incirlik and take our deterrent with us, let Turkey and Russia sort out the eventual fate of Syria by themselves.
Posted by Thing From Snowy Mountain 2012-11-18 12:55||   2012-11-18 12:55|| Front Page Top

#5 Snowy I just like the idea of Turkey and Russia sorting out anything. What's left of my cockles would be warmed.
Posted by Shipman 2012-11-18 13:29||   2012-11-18 13:29|| Front Page Top

#6 Hey Idiot Obama. Nobody kneads cake dough. Bread perhaps but not Cake. What a maroon.
Posted by Black Bart Elmolulet4327 2012-11-18 18:27||   2012-11-18 18:27|| Front Page Top

#7 We're backing the jihadis in Syria. Won't end any nicer than afghanistan in the 80s. We'll end up with blowback again.
Posted by Pumper 2012-11-18 19:22||   2012-11-18 19:22|| Front Page Top

#8 Hey Idiot Obama. Nobody kneads cake dough.

Good catch, Black Bart Elmolulet4327! :-) I missed that -- and I'm supposed to be pretty good in the kitchen.
Posted by trailing wife 2012-11-18 21:50||   2012-11-18 21:50|| Front Page Top

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