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Old Apr 10th 2016, 03:59 AM
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Meanwhile, America... killed some guy somewhere who is apparently the second in command for ISIS... according to America. And all the proof given for this is the word of an American Pentagon official: http://www.cnn.com/2016/03/25/politi...rss_topstories

Okay then... Sure, you guys are participating too. You can go ahead and pat yourselves on the back. Good thing we Russians are generous and modest people, by nature...
Does it please you that the US is now sending B-52 bombers to Qatar?
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-mi...-idUSKCN0X60F1
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Old Apr 10th 2016, 06:51 AM
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Does it please you that the US is now sending B-52 bombers to Qatar?
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-mi...-idUSKCN0X60F1
Sure, about time America made a meaningful contribution, considering this is your bloody mess we are cleaning up over there

Meanwhile, the Syrians and our forces are preparing to clear Aleppo, finally: http://mobile.reuters.com/article/idUSKCN0X70CW

There are also friendly (to us) YPG Kurdish militias fighting in there too. That will have to be sorted out, I guess.
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Old Apr 10th 2016, 11:06 AM
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Sure, about time America made a meaningful contribution, considering this is your bloody mess we are cleaning up over there

Meanwhile, the Syrians and our forces are preparing to clear Aleppo, finally: http://mobile.reuters.com/article/idUSKCN0X70CW

There are also friendly (to us) YPG Kurdish militias fighting in there too. That will have to be sorted out, I guess.
Russia interfered in Afghanistan before it got kicked out, and has been involved in Libya and currently Syria; the French have been involved in the politics of north Africa; and the US has been installing dictators, killing people, and destroying infrastructure all over the Mid-East for decades.

Could things be any worse there if Russia and NATO took all their forces home and let the Turks, Kurds, al Qaeda, and all the other homeboys sort things out for themselves?

And isn't if possible that if those forces went home, that the Mid-Easterners would stop returning the favor by bombing in France, Belgium, the US, and Russia?

The only people benefiting from all this warfare are in the Military-Industrial-Political Complexes- the munitions manufacturers and Congressmen with stock in drone companies, and so on.
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Russia interfered in Afghanistan before it got kicked out, and has been involved in Libya and currently Syria; the French have been involved in the politics of north Africa; and the US has been installing dictators, killing people, and destroying infrastructure all over the Mid-East for decades.

Could things be any worse there if Russia and NATO took all their forces home and let the Turks, Kurds, al Qaeda, and all the other homeboys sort things out for themselves?

And isn't if possible that if those forces went home, that the Mid-Easterners would stop returning the favor by bombing in France, Belgium, the US, and Russia?

The only people benefiting from all this warfare are in the Military-Industrial-Political Complexes- the munitions manufacturers and Congressmen with stock in drone companies, and so on.
You seem to be overlooking the Middle East domestic audience (cheering gallery) for such actions. Clearly there are some local benefits to such terrorist actions.

Do you think maybe some Arab dicatators benefit from such terrorism? Or how about some extremist religious groups?
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Old Apr 12th 2016, 05:40 AM
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You seem to be overlooking the Middle East domestic audience (cheering gallery) for such actions. Clearly there are some local benefits to such terrorist actions.

Do you think maybe some Arab dicatators benefit from such terrorism? Or how about some extremist religious groups?
I don't think that repressive royalty and military regimes from Egypt to Saudi Arabia benefit from the actions of the various Arab Spring freedom fighters any more than the shah of Iran and his bloody SAVAK benefited from his overthrow.

People turned to the mosques for support under the reign of the shah, but after the student uprising and the overthrow of the shah students began agitating for freedom of the press and other aspects of democracy until Dubya called Iran part of an Axis of Evil.

The US says that increased intervention is the ticket:
http://news.antiwar.com/2016/04/11/u...ar-escalation/
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Old Apr 24th 2016, 05:30 AM
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The people in the Mid-East are so fucking lucky that the US and Russia are having their war there:

http://news.antiwar.com/2016/04/22/o...gainst-russia/
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Old May 6th 2016, 07:12 AM
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Sure, about time America made a meaningful contribution, considering this is your bloody mess we are cleaning up over there

Meanwhile, the Syrians and our forces are preparing to clear Aleppo, finally:http://mobile.reuters.com/article/idUSKCN0X70CW

There are also friendly (to us) YPG Kurdish militias fighting in there too. That will have to be sorted out, I guess.
An important old guerilla tactic used by Americans Ethan Allen, Francis Marion, and others, and cited by Mao, is When the enemy advances we retreat.

Apparently the rebel freedom fighters are not hanging around in Aleppo to be bombed by the Russians.

http://news.antiwar.com/2016/05/05/i...ria-gas-field/

Remember the words Seven Million Tons. The US dropped over 7 million tons of bombs on the Viet Cong homeboys, and lost the war.
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Old May 6th 2016, 10:32 AM
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An important old guerilla tactic used by Americans Ethan Allen, Francis Marion, and others, and cited by Mao, is When the enemy advances we retreat.

Apparently the rebel freedom fighters are not hanging around in Aleppo to be bombed by the Russians.

http://news.antiwar.com/2016/05/05/i...ria-gas-field/

Remember the words Seven Million Tons. The US dropped over 7 million tons of bombs on the Viet Cong homeboys, and lost the war.
And they are being beaten back from there already, no worries: https://www.almasdarnews.com/article...nts-east-homs/



By the way, ISIS are "rebels" now?
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Old May 23rd 2016, 05:45 AM
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And they are being beaten back from there already, no worries: https://www.almasdarnews.com/article...nts-east-homs/



By the way, ISIS are "rebels" now?
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