U.S. Is Unwilling To Settle - Russia Returns For
By Moon Of
administration does not want peace in Syria. The
Russians finally have to admit to themselves that
the U.S. is no partner for a continuation of a cease
fire, a coordinated attack against the Islamic State
and al-Qaeda and for peace in Syria. Indeed, as
explains, the U.S. has again
asked to spare al-Qaeda from Russian air strikes
even as two UN Security Council resolutions demand
its eradication. Huge
supply convoys (vid) from Turkey are again going
to the "rebels" who will, as always, share them with
al-Qaeda and other terrorists.
renewed Syrian Arab Army attack towards Raqqa is
being obstructed not only by sandstorms but also by
attack of al-Qaeda, Ahrar al Sham and Turkestan
Islamist Party forces
against government positions in the south Aleppo
1,000 militants have begun an offensive against
Syrian army positions southwest of Aleppo, the
Russian ceasefire monitoring center in Syria
said in a statement on Saturday.
center also reported civilians in Aleppo as
saying armed groups partly made up of Turkish
soldiers had appeared north of the city.
same scheme happened in March and April when a move
towards eastern Syrian by the Syrian army had to be
stopped to prevent further losses against al-Qaeda
south of Aleppo. It seems obvious that these moves
U.S. supported forces are planned to prevent any
gains of the Syrian government in the east.
again talked to Kerry:
expressed concern about attempts to delay the
resumption of political negotiations under
various pretexts," the [Russian foreign]
As the U.S.
is unwilling to settle the Syria conflict Russia
will have to retake the initiative.
Is this a
trap? Does the U.S. want Russia to sink into a
quagmire in Syria? That is certainly a possibility
but it is hard to see how this could happen when
Russia comes back with a vengeance and strikes hard
airstrikes against terrorists in Syria
have tripled over the last days. Additional
resources have been
stirring a buzz similar to that of their first
military intervention in Syria, the Russians
this week disembarked ground forces and
paratroopers in the port of Tartus to support
more than 3,000 Russian volunteers dispatched to
the region in the past few weeks, in a bid to
revive coordination with the Syrian army.
Syrian sources stated that the Russian joint
command staff, which coordinated aerial support
operations last fall, had returned to the
Hmeimim military base in Latakia province to
begin preparations for new operations.
only hope that the Russian leadership has learned
its lesson. That it will not stop to pursue the
enemy for no political gain when it is again, as it
likely will soon be, on the run.