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Posted by Fred 2012-06-01 00:00||
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File under: Govt of Syria
#1 Weapons, ammunition, and a few Spetsnaz advisors will not be nearly enuf. I suspect we'll be seeing conventional Soviet Russian ground troops deploying to Syria quite soon.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-06-01 11:23||
#2 Hmm, it's going to be quite a reunion as the Spetnaz meets up with their Spetnaz alumni in the Foreign Legion. Of course with our SOG's, the SAS, the Foreign Legion, and goodness knows who else running around in the dark, they should rent a hotel and have a convention.
I don't think the Russian want to be holding the short end of the stick with Syria. While I think Obumble has screwed the pooch in the ME, the Russians have a far different problem, how do you get away from a tiger when you have it by the tail? If Iran goes publically nuclear and creates a mass murder in some city near you, the Russians will be tarred with the crime as an accomplice. I don't think they want that. At some point I think the mullahs will demostrate they are even too mad for the Russians and the Russkies will have to find an exit strategy from Iran and Syria.
If Iran's nuclear machinations wind up in a dirty bomb in London, Rome, or NYC, how are the Russians going to explain their refusal to bring Iran to heel and their support of Assad?
Posted by Bill Clinton 2012-06-01 13:41||
#3 There are already Russian ground troops in Tartus. It's just a matter of 'reinforcing' them.
Posted by Pappy 2012-06-01 14:31||