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Just when you thought the situation in Syria was stabilizing (despite dueling op-eds), last week saw a new battle begin – dubbed “Expunging Filth”. In spite of the catchy name, as the WSJ reports, an al-Qaeda spinoff (a jihadist group … Continue reading
With major deadlines now pushed off until next year and Assad appearing to come out smelling of (slightly tarnished) roses with his ‘compromise’ agreement with Russia (and the US) to join the chemical weapons treaty, not only is Israel now … Continue reading
Al JazeeraSeptember 14, 2013 Syria has been given one week to declare its stock of chemical weapons, and the country must immediately allow in international inspectors, US Secretary of State John Kerry after talks in Geneva with his Russian counterpart … Continue reading
By Michael Snyder, on September 9th, 2013 When it comes to diplomacy, Russia is playing chess, Syria is playing checkers and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is playing tiddlywinks. On Monday, Kerry said that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad could … Continue reading
Who Is Going To Buy The US Debt If This War Causes China, Russia And The Rest Of The World To Turn On Us?
Yesterday we implied a difficult question when we illustrated the huge size of US Treasury bond holdings that China and Russia have between them – accounting for 25% of all foreign held debt – implicitly funding US standards of living (along with … Continue reading
And like that, the first step to all out war has been taken: SENATE PANEL AUTHORIZES LIMITED U.S. MILITARY STRIKE IN SYRIA Vote breakdown: 10 Yes; 7 No; 1 Present. The measure includes new language saying U.S. policy is to … Continue reading