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2020-03-06 Syria-Lebanon-Iran
US Syria Envoy Calls for European Support to Turkey
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Posted by trailing wife 2020-03-06 01:16|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6544 views ]  Top
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#1 Did he consult with his ultimate superior, or it's another dept of State "we know best"?
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2020-03-06 04:21||   2020-03-06 04:21|| Front Page Top

#2 Would it matter if we didn't have American personnel in Turkey. Need to have a Jesus-come-to-meeting session with the senior officer corps and its fixation with the global strategies of the 1950s.
Posted by Procopius2k 2020-03-06 06:41||   2020-03-06 06:41|| Front Page Top

#3 Ref #2: Need to have a Jesus-come-to-meeting session with the senior officer corps and its fixation with the global strategies of the 1950s.\

Start with the Congress, then move over to Foggy Bottom, then out to McLean. Only then with the military leadership trundle along with any sense of urgency.

Posted by Besoeker 2020-03-06 07:28||   2020-03-06 07:28|| Front Page Top

#4 Fuck Turkey
Posted by Chris 2020-03-06 14:27||   2020-03-06 14:27|| Front Page Top

#5 Nice try
Posted by European Conservative 2020-03-06 15:23||   2020-03-06 15:23|| Front Page Top

#6 EU pours millions into Greece to act as border 'shield' against escalating migrant crisis
Posted by Skidmark 2020-03-06 16:25||   2020-03-06 16:25|| Front Page Top

#7 Probably part of Biden's deal to get Clyburn's support. Along with having Stacy "A1C" Abrams as a running mate.
Posted by gorb 2020-03-06 16:32||   2020-03-06 16:32|| Front Page Top

#8 Very strange... or a brilliant bit of reverse psychology? To wit: In broad terms the EU hates the US and will reflexively oppose whatever it suggests.

Siding with the Russians is also a practical stance since controls a lot of euro energy.
Posted by SteveS 2020-03-06 21:15||   2020-03-06 21:15|| Front Page Top

#9 From bio:

James Franklin Jeffrey (born February 8, 1946) currently serves as the United States Special Representative for Syria Engagement and the Special Envoy for the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIL.[1][2] He is a senior American diplomat and expert in political, security, and energy issues in the Middle East, Turkey, Germany, and the Balkans.

He has held senior assignments in Washington, D.C., and abroad, including as United States Ambassador to Iraq (2010–2012); United States Ambassador to Turkey (2008–2010); Deputy National Security Advisor (2007–2008); and United States Ambassador to Albania (2002–2004). In 2010 Jeffrey was appointed to the highest rank in the U.S. Foreign Service, Career Ambassador. From 1969 to 1976, Jeffrey was a U.S. Army infantry officer, with service in Germany and Vietnam.

Jeffrey is a visiting fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, a member of the CIA External Advisory Board, a member of the American Council on Germany, and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He serves on the advisory board for DC-based non-profit America Abroad Media.[3] He is a frequent commentator on broader foreign policy, national security, and economic trends.
Posted by charger 2020-03-06 21:21||   2020-03-06 21:21|| Front Page Top

#10 /\ Shi* disturber. Next ques please.
Posted by Besoeker 2020-03-06 21:31||   2020-03-06 21:31|| Front Page Top

#11 Dear President Trump,
Can this fool. ASAP.
Thank You
Posted by Whiskey Mike 2020-03-06 21:42||   2020-03-06 21:42|| Front Page Top

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