Back to Syria: One of the airstrikes hit an area primarily held by rebels backed by the Central Intelligence Agency and allied spy services, U.S. officials said, catapulting the Syrian crisis to a new level of danger and uncertainty. Silence from the White House.
Moscow’s entry means the world’s most powerful militaries—including the U.S., Britain and France—now are flying uncoordinated combat missions, heightening the risk of conflict in the skies over Syria. Did we mention that the White House is silent and has no strategy other than insuring that transgender soldiers are well treated?
Obama is allegedly angry at the Russians on many scores: they are supporting Mr. Assad; they aren’t coordinating their actions with the existing, U.S.-led anti-Islamic State coalition; they provided terse notice only an hour before their operations; they demanded the U.S. coalition stay out of Syrian airspace; and they struck in areas where anti-Assad rebels—not Islamic State—operate. The White House does nothing but support the disgraced and despicable Planned Parenthood.
What few seem to understand is that defeating ISIS isn’t Putin’s main objective, probing up Assad is. Assuming the Russian bombing campaign against the FSA and other “moderate” factions continues, wiping out the only semi-plausible alternative to Assad as a new government for Syria, what will the U.S. do? At any point will Obama decide that this sinking situation requires a firmer response than sending Kerry out to posture and spout rhetoric?
Source: Hot Air
He’d better have an answer soon because other regional powers are watching:
The Russian air campaign in Iraq would not be happening if the U.S. still had a troop presence in Sunni areas. There would not be an ISIS problem in Iraq if Obama had not opened up the prisons and let them all walk.
All in all, this entire regional problem was created and elevated by Barack Obama. It continues to fester due to his lack of leadership.