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Russia Insider: “This is nothing short of a Middle Eastern coup”

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West-funded “moderate” “Syrian” “human rights activists” waiting for Russian planes. Andrey Davydov tweet.

[…] Make no mistake, this is shaping up to be the most spectacular US foreign policy debacle since Vietnam – and we don’t think that’s an exaggeration.

The US, in conjunction with Saudi Arabia and Qatar, attempted to train and support Sunni extremists to overthrow the Assad regime. Some of those Sunni extremists ended up going crazy and declaring a Medieval caliphate putting the Pentagon and Langley in the hilarious position of being forced to classify al-Qaeda as “moderate.” The situation spun out of control leading to hundreds of thousands of civilian deaths and when Washington finally decided to try and find real “moderates” to help contain the Frankenstein monster the CIA had created in ISIS (there were of course numerous other CIA efforts to arm and train anti-Assad fighters, see below for the fate of the most “successful” of those groups), the effort ended up being a complete embarrassment that culminated with the admission that only “four or five” remained and just days after that admission, those “four or five” were car jacked by al-Qaeda in what was perhaps the most under-reported piece of foreign policy comedy in history.

Meanwhile, Iran sensed an epic opportunity to capitalize on Washington’s incompetence. Tehran then sent its most powerful general to Russia where a pitch was made to upend the Mid-East balance of power. The Kremlin loved the idea because after all, Moscow is stinging from Western economic sanctions and Vladimir Putin is keen on showing the West that, in the wake of the controversy surrounding the annexation of Crimea and the conflict in eastern Ukraine, Russia isn’t set to back down. Thanks to the fact that the US chose extremists as its weapon of choice in Syria, Russia gets to frame its involvement as a “war on terror” and thanks to Russia’s involvement, Iran gets to safely broadcast its military support for Assad just weeks after the nuclear deal was struck. Now, Russian airstrikes have debilitated the only group of CIA-backed fighters that had actually proven to be somewhat effective and Iran and Hezbollah are preparing a massive ground invasion under cover of Russian air support. Worse still, the entire on-the-ground effort is being coordinated by the Iranian general who is public enemy number one in Western intelligence circles and he’s effectively operating at the behest of Putin, the man that Western media paints as the most dangerous person on the planet. […]

Read in full Airstrikes Are Just the Appetizer – Get Ready for a Massive Ground Invasion from Iran at Russia Insider


5 Comments

  1. Some of those Sunni extremists ended up going crazy and declaring a Medieval caliphate .. not at all. Do you really believe those uneducated guns for hire could even organize a 2 course meal, let alone set up a Kaliffait?

  2. White Eagle says

    And so it begins. Just a warning…. those that end up marching upon Isreal will be totally wiped. This is for the UN/NATO (and presumably they will be trying to counter Russia) armies as well as the Russian/Arab coalition , and later the Chinese army. Jerusalem will be nuked, probably with a neutron bomb to preserve the buildings, and Damascus will be burned to the ground. Not something to look forwards to, but it is the warning given in the book of Revelations.

  3. Bingo says

    “The US, in conjunction with Saudi Arabia and Qatar, attempted to train and support Sunni extremists to overthrow the Assad regime. ”
    Isn’t it amazing that at this late stage in the game, Israel is still being let off the hook. Why is this? Fear? Fear of what? Israel surely is in this cesspool of lies, deceit and mass murder up to it’s collective neck. Clean Break and Plan Yinon need to be brought to the attention of the western public.

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