Rebels circle Damascus airport; Russia, U.S. downbeat

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AZWarrior wrote:

The U.S. and Russia should send 100 Spetznez and 100 Seals to each chemical weapons base. No one would touch that stuff with them there – I can assure you.

Dec 06, 2012 10:57pm EST  --  Report as abuse
JapanViewer wrote:

Assad will fall soon, with or without Russia’s support. Russia would be wise to join the West now in calling for a new government to replace Assad. Hey Russia: “If you can’t beat ‘em, might as well join ‘em”.

Dec 06, 2012 11:29pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Fromkin wrote:

“Events accelerate on the ground”-A riduculous claim. Simply untrue. Psychological media warfare as usual. Syria has embarrassed the West. It’s now begging Russia to bail it and the terrorists out. The world needs more Syrias.

Dec 07, 2012 12:27am EST  --  Report as abuse
MetalHead8 wrote:

Good Luck FSA and good reporting Rueters

@AZWarroir, Assad won’t allow US seals into he’s land without crying that its some sort of new “Conspiracy” against his Regime. Spetsnaz would be allowed and could easily lock it down by themselves.

Dec 07, 2012 9:28am EST  --  Report as abuse
Fromkin wrote:

They will lose that battle like all the battles. Guaranteed!

This will go down in history as the longest misinformation campaign ever waged in human history. Lie after lie after lie after lie after lie after lie…..

The murderous terrorists will be sent by their patrons to die around the airport region while they are counting dead bodies: 40,001,,40,002,,40,003….evil!

Dec 07, 2012 10:31am EST  --  Report as abuse
totherepublic wrote:

Thought you had joined up with the virgins. One of my wishes not answered. There is alway hope.

Dec 07, 2012 11:45am EST  --  Report as abuse
AlkalineState wrote:

Rebels circle Damascus airport, looking for Burger King food and wi-fi signal.

Dec 07, 2012 12:17pm EST  --  Report as abuse
TheNewWorld wrote:


You very well know that support from Iran has been coming into that airport. Taking control of all ports is how a major part of taking over a country, regardless if they are civillian or military. And I triple dog dare Assad to target Qatar or Saudi Arabia.

Dec 07, 2012 2:22pm EST  --  Report as abuse
pyanitsa wrote:

Last week the rebels were asking for embedded peace keepers. This week they’ve encircled Damascus. Next week they’ll be crossing the Potomac with Lee.

Dec 07, 2012 2:37pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Updraft wrote:

Now is the time to secure the chemical and biological weapons regardless of the cost. If NATO, US, ISRAEL does not either Assad will use them against his own people or against Israel or Turkey or Assad falls and radical Islamists obtain them for use against the West or the Kurds get them and use them in Turkey or Jihadists get them and use them against ISrael etc….. NOW is the perfect time to grab them.

Dec 07, 2012 2:45pm EST  --  Report as abuse
MetalHead8 wrote:

@Thenewworld – Agreed

Dec 07, 2012 3:01pm EST  --  Report as abuse
totherepublic wrote:

You have your wars-and facts mixed up.

Dec 07, 2012 3:12pm EST  --  Report as abuse
AlkalineState wrote:

Rebels advance toward airport Burger King, onion ring supply now in question. Wi-Fi signal spotty, slow.

“Why did we do this?”

Dec 07, 2012 3:30pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Harry079 wrote:

Overall I think Mrs. Clinton has done a fine job a Secretary of State.

I believe that money issues show up first in far away places where people are not likely to see them unless something bad happens. The Bengazi fiasco could have been such an issue.

Dec 07, 2012 4:26pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Vuenbelvue wrote:

I just had CNN “The Situation Room” on and they are pitching US Involvement in Syria “Right Now”. This is wrong for a network to try to start a new entanglement or war. Russia is Syria’s benefactor thus their concern. We should not consider US Involvement for any reason. The entire country may need to be demolished and rebuilt. Russia’s President Putin’s told USA to back off many times before. Good Advice.

Dec 07, 2012 5:24pm EST  --  Report as abuse
albanianero wrote:

There is a fact there, a war. And it is extremely dangerous to leave all those chemical weapons in the hands of both insurgents or any organization (with or without terrorists in it) who may use them against Assad regime, but also dangerous to leave under the promise of Assad regime saying that will not use them. In all cases the victim will be the same, civilians. People who have nothing to do with war, people who have children to raise, children who dream of toys and know nothing of war, elderly people, youth aspiring for a better life, young couples, all in one Innocents.
This is obviously a strength show between U.S and Russia, but at least they can agree on a truce…send both troops to defend those sites with chemical weapons, and keep fighting with each other in the diplomacy table. The winner takes the government, but at least lives are saved. Other scenarios are too bloody.

Dec 07, 2012 6:35pm EST  --  Report as abuse
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