Russia warns U.S. not to repeat in Syria past mistakes in region

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margiel wrote:

Worrisome that Putin doesn’t seem to issue pointless threats.

Aug 25, 2013 1:24pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
kurdstaat wrote:

The invasion of Iraq was not a mistake you Russian morons! whoever thinks that removing Saddam Hussain was a mistake is a terrorist and a criminal against humanity.

George Bush may not be liked right now but history and future generations of mankind will applaud and praise him as a good man.

Aug 25, 2013 1:25pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Flukie wrote:

Show us the video of the mass burials. This is about burying a gas pipeline from Qatar thru Syria. Lets start with the fact that numerous scientists familiar with the effects of military grade chemical weapons have looked at the videos (that were uploaded a day before the attack took place)and concluded that this was not caused by the types of chemical weapons that Syria is known to have. And someone try explaining why the people treated the fake victims are not suffering any of the usual symptoms of being around those who have been exposed to chemical weapons.

Aug 25, 2013 1:25pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
shadylady2 wrote:

i doubt that the U.S. will listen..after all,we ARE everybodys keeper.americans truly believe that..we ARE the most “powerful”,the most “richest”,the most–hmmmm..everything

Aug 25, 2013 1:31pm EDT  --  Report as abuse

In other words the President isn’t nudging Assad to the negotiation table by threatening military force the President is nudging Russia toward supporting a negotiated settlement.

Assad loses Russian support he will cave.

Well played Mr. President. Might be time to sail a few more battle ships into the Mediterranean off the coast of Syria.

Aug 25, 2013 1:32pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
thudbits wrote:

What “peace efforts?” Russian has poured gasoline on the battle since minute one.

Aug 25, 2013 1:35pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
dencal26 wrote:

I actually agree with the Russians for a change

Aug 25, 2013 1:35pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
udidit wrote:

Sorry Russia but 0bama doesn’t learn from past mistakes .

Aug 25, 2013 1:45pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
mojorisin69 wrote:

Bush took out a dictator who massacred hi own people. Bush was crucified by Obama.

If Obama takes out a dictator who massacres his own people Obama will be a hero.

Liberals are complete idiots, period.

Aug 25, 2013 1:53pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
IrvingC wrote:

Russia’s past mistake was, that Saddam owed Russia a lot of money, so they opposed Bush.

Aug 25, 2013 1:57pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Forzati wrote:

Putin For President in 2016!!!

Aug 25, 2013 2:03pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
SantaFeSteve wrote:

The reality is the US wants to install an Islamic Regime in Syria.

Aug 25, 2013 2:17pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
askthechef wrote:

As Russia continues to arm the Assad regime, no wonder he is against any action. It would also show the weapons supplied by Russia are useless in today’s warfare further hampering their role in the market of war machines.

Aug 25, 2013 2:18pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
SantaFeSteve wrote:

It is a mistake to get involved in these wars. It is probably illegal also but the Obama Fascist Regime could care less about the law. Any Syria is about the right sized opponent for the U.S. Military…not too tough but some hardware to destroy.

Aug 25, 2013 2:21pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
JohnRingaux wrote:

Imagine that. The skinny-lipped, ferret-faced Putin is warning Barak, after pouring arms into Syria, helping Iran develop nuclear weapons and engaging in further anti-U.S. actions that the Obama regime hasn’t allowed the media wing of the Democrat party to tell the American people about. His hypocrisy is exceeded only by that of Hillary, Kerry and Barak.

Aug 25, 2013 2:23pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
JohnRingaux wrote:

Imagine that. The skinny-lipped, ferret-faced Putin is warning Barak, after pouring arms into Syria, helping Iran develop nuclear weapons and engaging in further anti-U.S. actions that the Obama regime hasn’t allowed the media wing of the Democrat party to tell the American people about. His hypocrisy is exceeded only by that of Hillary, Kerry and Barak.

Aug 25, 2013 2:23pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
5tileproj3ct wrote:

Obama is and always has identified as Christian. The U>S foreign policy dictates protection of Israel and the Sunni contingent ironically undermines the security of israel. Russia wants the west to maintain the status quo because its good for business however the civic and moral point of view forces the U.S into a conflict.
Accept that Assad’s days are numbered. This war is going to end with a military coup not with a rebel victory and the U.S will never invade when it can use its air superiority to decimate the Syrian armies heavy fire power.

Aug 25, 2013 2:29pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Juan_One wrote:

No doubt, Barry will Blink.

He drew a Red Line last year and does not have the courage to follow through with or confront Vlad. The empty suit is, “ALL TALK” against any strong country or leader!!

Aug 25, 2013 2:54pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
ONTIME wrote:

Why are we the US going to assist militarily two sects of a waring country such as Syria who both cannot stand the west, freedom of choice, inalienable rights or tolerance due to their hatred of all opposition and religions other than their beloved failed cult islam?
This must be the only way the Fraud in the WH can move the agenda of scandals that are growing in evidence with every day toward his illegal administration. He is incapable of true leadership since he leads from behind and undermines decency and rule of law in every obstructive way possible…he has no interest in the murder of the Christians, he only interested in saving his mangy halfast butt…

Aug 25, 2013 2:55pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
rrintx wrote:

While I don’t often see eye to eye with Putin, he is right about this. A US incursion would greatly destabilize the entire region. We SHOULD have learned from Iraq and Afghanistan. If the US attacks Syria, will it be Bush’s fault?

Aug 25, 2013 3:10pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
joebiglow wrote:

America is the land of the tyrannical Government and False Flag operations. The answer to 1984 is 1776.

Aug 25, 2013 3:25pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Marktn wrote:

Russia is in no position to warn anyone of anything. Both Russia and China are near collapse and what most people don’t realize is the economic devastation soon to hit China because of how they spent all their money on 1970s style US technology that is worthless instead of infrastructure and they are going to have a market crash and spend 30 years in a Great Depression. Russia is always on the verge and when China goes under, it will finish Russia off. The States is about to pull out of the economic mess. Invest in US companies and buy nothing from China. If it says made in China on it, buy something else.

Aug 25, 2013 3:27pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
normalcybias wrote:

I referred to chemical attacks being the worst-
referring to the lack of good Generals like Ike etc to
advise- and sending UN spokeswomen to negotiate as
being unproductive.

The alternative ,of course,is to prove once again that we
are the most powerful country, on earth- or we aren’t

Aug 25, 2013 3:28pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Myballsitch wrote:

I’m starting to think that Russia is becoming more wise and intelligent than the United States government.

Aug 25, 2013 3:32pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Right... wrote:

Russia = the second most evil government on Earth. Always do the exact opposite of what they ask.

Aug 25, 2013 4:05pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Heckler-Koch wrote:

I would point to Ossetia as an indicator of what might repeat when the Russian have had enough. Who blinked first on that one? John McCain was beside himself wanting to get it on with the Russians, but smarter people prevailed. The Russians will certainly not be as eager to be dragged into a conflict that isn’t on their door step, but at the same time we saw what happened when they were pushed too far. They aren’t North Korea, they will actually walk the talk at some point.

Aug 25, 2013 4:20pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
pupdog wrote:

Members of Congress and the oval office can’t line their pockets with payola if we don’t light off half a billion dollars worth of munitions twice a year.

Or should I call that kinetic payola?

Aug 25, 2013 4:22pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
pupdog wrote:

Members of Congress and the oval office can’t line their pockets with payola if we don’t light off half a billion dollars worth of munitions twice a year.

Or should I call that kinetic payola?

Aug 25, 2013 4:22pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Mhening wrote:

When the USA invaded Iraq congress overwhelmingly vote to support the invasion, a did the U.N. and other American allies. Somebody fogot to mention that this rodeo is all Obama’s. He has none of the support the invasion on Iraq did.

Aug 25, 2013 4:44pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
mrlibra64 wrote:

Yeah! Poor Bashar Assad is stuck in the Russia Federation drinking champagne and eating caviar while 100,000 of his people have been shot, gassed, and murdered.

Furthermore, Bashar Assad is a dictator without a country. What good can come of a dictator with no country???

Aug 25, 2013 4:51pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
mrlibra64 wrote:

Yeah! Poor Bashar Assad is stuck in the Russia Federation drinking champagne and eating caviar while 100,000 of his people have been shot, gassed, and murdered.

Furthermore, Bashar Assad is a dictator without a country. What good can come of a dictator with no country???

Aug 25, 2013 4:51pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
JerseyDave wrote:

Kurdstaat is right, Saddam and his clan were garbage and the world is better off without them. God Bless George W. Bush.

Aug 25, 2013 4:59pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
yankeefan wrote:

The West won’t do anything; Assad knows this; so does Putin. What’s Obama going to do? Attack one of the 57 states? Let the A-rabs and the Israelis fight it out; maybe they’ll destroy each other in the process.

Aug 25, 2013 5:09pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
W9876345 wrote:

Yep. Defence contractors need to sell some munitions. 2014 midterms=Congressmen need campaign funds. Ergo, air assault of Syria, with million dollar cruise missiles ought to do the trick.

Aug 25, 2013 5:19pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
hombre41 wrote:

Goody. Let’s get into a conflict with Russia so we can help al Qaida, et al, turn Syria into an Islamist state.

Aug 25, 2013 5:45pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
hombre41 wrote:

Goody. Let’s get into a conflict with Russia so we can help al Qaida, et al, turn Syria into an Islamist state.

Aug 25, 2013 5:45pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Prassoon wrote:

Same old players Same old interests; Old Wine In new Bottle! It is World War III going on!!! “The French were given 2,000 miles of railway concessions in western and northern Anatolia and in Syria in 1910-1912 and signed a secret agreement with the Germans in February 1914, by which these regions were recognized as French “spheres of influence,” while the route of the Baghdad Railway was recognized as a German sphere of influence; both Powers promised to work to increase the Ottoman tax receipts;” – page 123 Tragedy & Hope by Carrol Quigley.

Aug 25, 2013 5:57pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Morris656 wrote:

But the rebels (aka al-Qaeda) assure us the it was Assad’s gas, and who knows more about using innocent women, children and the aged as human shields!

Aug 25, 2013 6:12pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
C275 wrote:

Putin the Man will order barry the boy to take his toy boats and go home. barry will whine and order holder to sue some U.S. citizens. barry will get a hug from reggie and go play golf.

Aug 25, 2013 6:25pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
kestrel27 wrote:

Yea, Saddam had Chemical weapons, which were shipped to Syria while all the moron panty shields on the Liberal side from the U.S. were going to Iraq to protect all those baby milk factories. The only difference between Saddam and Assad, is Assad actually used them, while Saddam made the disappearance of them fit right in with the lies of the Liberals in this country. He played the Progressives like a violin along with that idiot Hans Blix.

Aug 25, 2013 7:01pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
ded2me wrote:

Stay out of this please!! This is only going to make things worse. But alas, the peace president is showing his true colors. This strike is so unnecessary. God help the innocent.

Aug 25, 2013 7:04pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Battlecat2012 wrote:

No, Assad you murdering freak, it’s too late for you now. I’d start to run if I were you, because you are now the hunted after what you have done to your own poor innocent people. America, Britain, France, plus many other from around the world…. YOU are NOW on their radar. Syrian People…. All unite NOW, and STAND TOGETHER AS ONE in SUPPORT OF COALITION FORCES AIR STRIKES TO FREE YOUR COUNTRY OF THIS CRAZY MADMAN!

Aug 25, 2013 7:06pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Q.Authority wrote:

Hey kurdstaat, no one is justifying using chemical weapons, but the invasion of Iraq was based on the LIE that he had weapons of mass destruction. America can’t afford another war, you’re already TRILLIONS of dollars in debt, with no solutions in sight. History will look at George Bush as a war criminal who broke international laws, tortured prisoners illegally, spied and lied to his own people, and helped bring even more chaos to the middle east. I’m not Russian, but trust me- they’re not morons. I’m also not a terrorist so shut your mouth if you don’t know what you’re talking about.

Aug 25, 2013 7:25pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
loyalsys wrote:

Judging by the strong opposition to President Obama and America in general expressed by posters here, it’s a good thing the US has a strong anti-terrorist program.

Let’s hear it for the FBI, CIA and the NSA.

Aug 25, 2013 7:30pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
loyalsys wrote:

Judging by the strong opposition to President Obama and America in general expressed by posters here, it’s a good thing the US has a strong anti-terrorist program.

Let’s hear it for the FBI, CIA and the NSA.

Aug 25, 2013 7:30pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
loyalsys wrote:

Judging by the strong opposition to President Obama and America in general expressed by posters here, it’s a good thing the US has a strong anti-terrorist program.

Let’s hear it for the FBI, CIA and the NSA.

Aug 25, 2013 7:30pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
arnoldripkin wrote:

American presidents, at the insistence of arms dealers and Israel always feel the need to show their ball$. The net result will be the death of tens of thousands of Syrian Christians. The only thing American taxpayers will get is the bill.

Aug 25, 2013 7:44pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
gregbrew56 wrote:

“Russia warns U.S. not to repeat in Syria past mistakes in region.”

That’s the pot calling the kettle black!

Two word: Russia…Afghanistan.

Aug 25, 2013 8:00pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
BadaBoomer wrote:

“I will transmit this message (of weakness and fear) to Vladimir”

Aug 25, 2013 8:28pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
DTBAKER wrote:

“The White House says…”????

Well, pretty certain that it’s not going to come out well.

Aug 25, 2013 8:44pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
mortimerzilch wrote:

US attack seems hasty. that’s suspicious. it hasn’t been proven the Syrian government used sarin. Israel commandos may have done it; CIA commandos may have done it. Brotherhood may have done it to their own people. It’s not proven yet. We don’t need much of an excuse for any atrocity anymore. This could lead to a direct conflict with Russian navy.
I do not approve of a direct attack on Syria at this time. NO! not now. not yet. n’yet.

Aug 25, 2013 8:45pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Battlecat2012 wrote:

KILL ASSAD NOW! BETTER TO LOSE ONE LIFE THAN TEN THOUSAND MORE…

Aug 25, 2013 9:03pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
noseitall wrote:

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I vote not to p!ss away another trillion dollars.

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Aug 25, 2013 9:03pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Rthomp8363 wrote:

Let the Muslims deal with the Muslims. We need to stay out of this. We have no rights in saying who runs what country but our own. Looked how screwed up ours is right now. The people don’t trust our own government

Aug 25, 2013 9:29pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
oldwatusi wrote:

I think America was safer when Obama was on vacation and only had to decide between ice cream and pizza. In world affairs he is definitely out of his league and only an embarrassment to the U.S.

Aug 25, 2013 9:34pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
tt1ret wrote:

Putin is just worried that they the Russian will loss another country that they sell their weapons to just like the loss Iraqi. They will also loss a place in the Med. where they can base their navy.

Aug 25, 2013 9:34pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Forzati wrote:

Wouldn’t Obama have more ‘flexibility’ after the mid-terms?
Unfortunately for him and his White House gang they’ll have no credibility (now or ever) with those who’ve watched him lie and murder and rob without regard to law in his first four and a half years on the job. His greatest achievement so far seems to have been the construction of the greatest Secret Police apparatus the world has ever seen. Those who support this monster should be tracked down and made to answer for their “We were only following orders” failure to uphold minimal standards of decency and justice.

Aug 25, 2013 9:58pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
RPhillips111 wrote:

There were plenty of warnings in 2003, but the US leadership, for whatever reason, wanted war with Saddam Hussein and did whatever they had to do to get the American people behind the invasion. It eventually cost the Republican Party the control of Congress and the Presidency, but that was years later after a lot of death, debt, a destroyed Iraq.

Since it is highly unlikely the Syrian Government would use Gas against the insurgents, I find it much easier to believe the Insurgents–and remember they have a lot of us covert Support–did this and are trying to blame it on the Syrian Government to get US bombs against Syria. Israel sure wants it, and so do the usual suspects at the US capital–John McCain and Lindsey Graham. And finally, Obama, too?

Aug 25, 2013 10:09pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
RPhillips111 wrote:

There were plenty of warnings in 2003, but the US leadership, for whatever reason, wanted war with Saddam Hussein and did whatever they had to do to get the American people behind the invasion. It eventually cost the Republican Party the control of Congress and the Presidency, but that was years later after a lot of death, debt, a destroyed Iraq.

Since it is highly unlikely the Syrian Government would use Gas against the insurgents, I find it much easier to believe the Insurgents–and remember they have a lot of us covert Support–did this and are trying to blame it on the Syrian Government to get US bombs against Syria. Israel sure wants it, and so do the usual suspects at the US capital–John McCain and Lindsey Graham. And finally, Obama, too?

Aug 25, 2013 10:09pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
RPhillips111 wrote:

There were plenty of warnings in 2003, but the US leadership, for whatever reason, wanted war with Saddam Hussein and did whatever they had to do to get the American people behind the invasion. It eventually cost the Republican Party the control of Congress and the Presidency, but that was years later after a lot of death, debt, a destroyed Iraq.

Since it is highly unlikely the Syrian Government would use Gas against the insurgents, I find it much easier to believe the Insurgents–and remember they have a lot of us covert Support–did this and are trying to blame it on the Syrian Government to get US bombs against Syria. Israel sure wants it, and so do the usual suspects at the US capital–John McCain and Lindsey Graham. And finally, Obama, too?

Aug 25, 2013 10:09pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
RPhillips111 wrote:

There were plenty of warnings in 2003, but the US leadership, for whatever reason, wanted war with Saddam Hussein and did whatever they had to do to get the American people behind the invasion. It eventually cost the Republican Party the control of Congress and the Presidency, but that was years later after a lot of death, debt, a destroyed Iraq.

Since it is highly unlikely the Syrian Government would use Gas against the insurgents, I find it much easier to believe the Insurgents–and remember they have a lot of us covert Support–did this and are trying to blame it on the Syrian Government to get US bombs against Syria. Israel sure wants it, and so do the usual suspects at the US capital–John McCain and Lindsey Graham. And finally, Obama, too?

Aug 25, 2013 10:09pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
RPhillips111 wrote:

There were plenty of warnings in 2003, but the US leadership, for whatever reason, wanted war with Saddam Hussein and did whatever they had to do to get the American people behind the invasion. It eventually cost the Republican Party the control of Congress and the Presidency, but that was years later after a lot of death, debt, a destroyed Iraq.

Since it is highly unlikely the Syrian Government would use Gas against the insurgents, I find it much easier to believe the Insurgents–and remember they have a lot of us covert Support–did this and are trying to blame it on the Syrian Government to get US bombs against Syria. Israel sure wants it, and so do the usual suspects at the US capital–John McCain and Lindsey Graham. And finally, Obama, too?

Aug 25, 2013 10:09pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
normreef wrote:

Every time Russia warns us about anything George Patton rolls over in his grave.

Aug 25, 2013 10:18pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
grundoon wrote:

Since 9/11, the Gallup organization conducted an extensive, six-year, world-wide survey of over 70,000 Muslims trying to find out just how and what they think. Although, generally they admired the West for our innovation and democratic way of life, 60% of them said they didn’t really like us. The telling question, however was the five part “how justified was the 9/11 attack” 1. Totally Unjustified, 2. Unjustified, 3, Not Sure, 4. Justified, 5, Completely Justified. Although 40% answered “1”, 7%, answered both 4, and 5 for a total of 14% of the Muslims felt that it was perfectly fine to kill 3000 innocent American citizens with airplanes. Extrapolating that up to the entire Muslim world population of 2 billion people (which surveys like this are meant to do) that comes out to a cool 280,000,000 Muslims. That’s right. 280,000,000 Muslims would like to see us dead! One in every seven! If they had their own country, it would be the 6th largest country in the world. Don’t ever believe that BS about “there’s only a few Muslim radicals”. 280,000,000 is not “only a FEW“ !!

So, what to do in this situation? 280,000,000-100,000=279,900,000. Let ‘em keep fighting.

Aug 25, 2013 10:19pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
normreef wrote:

I am not qualified to predict how history will grade George Bush but I know he has and is a good man.

Aug 25, 2013 10:20pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
DOCKING wrote:

George W.Bush, along with all global opinion and USA Democrats screamed for action in Iraq. They all knew Hussein had WMD’s and he resisted all actions, and kept inspectors chasing their tails. He simply removed them! Any simpleton should know that!.

Aug 25, 2013 10:32pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
55mhb55 wrote:

Wow what is going on in the world when the Russians bomb Muslims we get upset and when we want to bomb Muslims we get upset with them

When are we going to work together and bomb Muslims together
One week America help Russia next week they help us

Aug 25, 2013 10:38pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
hancle wrote:

Does not the use of Chemical Weapons violate International Laws? If that is the case let the UN deal with verifying and whatever punitive actions are mandated by those laws. The US is no longer the world’s policeman. Time we get used to that.

Aug 25, 2013 10:57pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
aventine wrote:

Democrat or Republican…it does not matter. Once they become President they treat our Military like its their own personal army to create their legacy with. I don’t see Americans in the street yelling let attack Syria? I don’t see a consensus of Americans saying we need to attack Syria? By what right do you go around pushing us into another damn war???

Well, Mr. Obama, I hope your legacy adventure doesn’t get us into a proxy war with the Russians and thousands of young Americans have to die for you…cause the certainly will not be dying to protect America from Syria.

Aug 25, 2013 11:00pm EDT  --  Report as abuse

I hope Russia is sincere in standing up to the globalist jackals. They have destroyed America and many other countries. Thank God Egypt backfired. Syria is the stepping stone to Iran and Iran is the stepping stone to Russia and there vast resources which is there ultimate goal in one world government and domination.

Aug 25, 2013 11:23pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
welldoneson wrote:

Laughable considering the chemical weapons being used are from Hussein’s old supplies in Iraq. A better reason for the U.S. to not intervene in Syria would be the fact that the administration doesn’t understand – and probably doesn’t want to understand – what is actually going on there. Reagan made a huge mistake opposing Russian efforts in Afghanistan. Now, with a far less competent, and far less American, President, let’s hope he can learn from Reagan’s mistake. BTW Bush did NOT make a mistake going into Iraq. The left did.

Aug 25, 2013 11:51pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
noseitall wrote:

Muslims are killing each other by the thousands. What’s not to like?

Aug 25, 2013 11:57pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
george.pomar wrote:

“2003 intervention in Iraq following accusations by then-President George Bush’s administration that Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein’s government possessed weapons of mass destruction”

He did and the world knew, it. Powell went in front of the UN to lay out the WORLD’s collective proof that Iraq did indeed have WMDs. Iraq was given 17 months to hide them (two avenues: truck convoy into Syria, tanker fleet that disappeared into the Arabian Gulf), and only after Iraq broke the three trigger UN edicts that would send NATO into Iraq did the incursion begin.

This is nothing like Obama amassing warships off the coast of Syria unilaterally.

History is lost if not repeated accurately.

Aug 25, 2013 12:00am EDT  --  Report as abuse
nolemming wrote:

Tea baggers and Republican cheerleaders appear to be well versed at re-writing history. The Bush administration falsified proof Saddam had WMD’s and invaded the country for the benefit of America’s oil companies and Defence industry. period. Its so bleeding obvious I can’t imagine how it’s not accepted by all.

Aug 25, 2013 12:16am EDT  --  Report as abuse
Tom_G wrote:

Appears to me Putin is looking for a fight. I wonder if the Russian people support his position?

Aug 25, 2013 12:21am EDT  --  Report as abuse
Freddy12 wrote:

The Russian response sounds much more tempered and logical than the US policy. American intelligence has become an oxymoron. It couldn’t detect either one of the 911 tragedies. The Benghazi video, Innocence of Muslims, was a recent demonstration of haywire American intelligence, political misjudgment, and press propaganda. The problem is the Obama administration doesn’t seem to be able to learn – we have a big problem.

Aug 26, 2013 1:05am EDT  --  Report as abuse
CitizenV wrote:

Gosh darned Russia, have you ever done anything good to stop evil men like Assad from killing innocent men, women and children? Instead of stopping the evil, you side along with them. Get your head and heart in check! In Jesus name I pray Almighty GOD will speak to your hardened heart and push you out of the way.

Aug 26, 2013 1:47am EDT  --  Report as abuse
GS2013 wrote:

Search and review the following:

“Money as Debt” by Paul Grignon and Petrodollars Iraq War.

It is time most of you wake up!!!!!

Aug 26, 2013 2:14am EDT  --  Report as abuse
wtever wrote:

So my Nobel Peace prize winning president is going to Bomb another country! More than likely without congressional approval! This man Barrack Hussein Obama is a menace! What happens when we kill RUssian advisors on the ground in Syria? Hussein has already started gutting the military! Multiple fighter Squadrons are grounded! The moral of the U.S. military is bad because he is a very unpopular leader! He’s forcing social changes that most Soldiers do not want! Now he is going to bomb a country because Al-qeada members said they were gassed! This man is a menace & is only doing this to remove the multiple scandals off the front page

Aug 26, 2013 2:59am EDT  --  Report as abuse
Carlyle_ny wrote:

Syria does not believe in diversity. It must be destroyed.

Aug 26, 2013 3:55am EDT  --  Report as abuse
cb2000a wrote:

Listen to me America…Russia does not make idle threats. They will stand by their partners. The migs our forces will come up against might be the latest Russian Migs with Russian pilots and they are very capable. Our president is trying to drag us into a WW3 confrontation. Iran is very close to having a nuclear weapon or two. This will not end well for anyone.

Aug 26, 2013 4:04am EDT  --  Report as abuse
DoctorJ wrote:

It is the Russians who are making a mistake, supporting a WMD-using tyranny which just happens to be its client state. Russia will find it a mighty cold and inhospitable world when it continues to support dictatorship over democracy.

Aug 26, 2013 7:26am EDT  --  Report as abuse
acpa4u wrote:

Why in the Hell is Obama damned bent on installing a radical Islamic regime in country after country in the Middle East?

Aug 26, 2013 7:39am EDT  --  Report as abuse
acpa4u wrote:

Why in the Hell is Obama damned bent on installing a radical Islamic regime in country after country in the Middle East?

Aug 26, 2013 7:39am EDT  --  Report as abuse
Aydin1 wrote:

We have seen how Russia levelled it’s own towns and carpet bombed it’s own cities (Grozny, Chechnya).
We have to take a stand against injustice and now is the time.

Aug 26, 2013 7:53am EDT  --  Report as abuse
cj_james wrote:

Remember when the left said Saddam had no WMD? Because it was shipped to Syria just before the 2003 invasion. We did have intelligence of massive trucks moving acrossedm the border into Syria. These are Saddam’s chemical weapons killing people in Syria…. Bush’s regime knew some were shipped to Syria but not the extent of how much.

But if Obama intervenes in anyway shape or form he would be the biggest hypocrite on this planet, although being a hypocrite and applying double standards is the hallmark of the left.

Aug 26, 2013 8:04am EDT  --  Report as abuse
Reagan1980 wrote:

What would Reagan do? We were once in good hands. No more.

Aug 26, 2013 8:12am EDT  --  Report as abuse
anderson007 wrote:

I truly believe that Putin has had enough of Obama. He will undoubtedly aid the Syrian’s and Iranians with arms and advisors. I would also be willing to bet that he would not hesitate to send in forces if he feels he has a good chance of gaining the upper hand in the region. This is and always will be about money and Power. From Putins view he stands to loose to much if he sits back and does nothing. Expect more downed aircraft than what we witnessed in Iraq. This time the syrians will probably be armed with the best suf to air missles the Russians have

Aug 26, 2013 8:28am EDT  --  Report as abuse
Harrelson wrote:

Russia wants to give peace talks more time because he knows they will not work. He is stalling on behalf of Bashar to protect the Russian naval base in Syria. His warning is irrelevant. Notice, he didn’t threaten any action against the US if we intervene. He merely tries to scare us with reminders of Iraq – which we, technically, won (in the sense that Saddam is no longer in charge). .

Aug 26, 2013 8:35am EDT  --  Report as abuse
hpbish wrote:

The crux being the US/NATO/ISRAEL do not consider any of this a mistake.
Their destruction of the Middle East is just a tad behind schedule.

Aug 26, 2013 9:21am EDT  --  Report as abuse
kitty1kitty wrote:

Any American who suggests we “intervene” in Syria should be tried, convicted and executed for treason. The Jewish regime that has taken over the US government is desperate to eliminate Assad, and they don’t care how many dead Americans and broke middle class families it takes. America could solve ALL of our problems in the Middle East if we simply took out “Israel” (totally bomb it out of existence if need be) and then liquidated the Jewish regime in USG – execute every Zionist in the US government for treason. If we did that, peace would come to the ME over night.

Aug 26, 2013 9:37am EDT  --  Report as abuse
falseflags wrote:

” kurdstaat wrote:

The invasion of Iraq was not a mistake you Russian morons! whoever thinks that removing Saddam Hussain was a mistake is a terrorist and a criminal against humanity.

George Bush may not be liked right now but history and future generations of mankind will applaud and praise him as a good man”

You obviously work for the CIA or Government. So you think killing over a million people (thousands of woman and children) to get Saddam was justified over the invasion based on WMD’s that weren’t there?

Google Seven Countries In Five Years – American General Lays It Out

There you can watch a US 4 star general in 2007 layout how the US plans to take out 7 countries in 5 years. Now they have not made it to 7 yet but are working on it.

The US has been supplying weapons to Al Qaeda (Free Syrian Army) for sometime now. They have busted Al Qaeda for using chemical weapons twice this year and then trying to blame it on Assad. Think about this for a minute, Assad is whooping the tar out of the free syrian army (Al Qaeda). Why would he launch a chemical weapons strike the day the UN inspectors are coming? Does that make sense to anybody? This only benefits the Free Syrian Army. Wake up people before it’s to late. Our government has gone tyrannical. We are being controlled by foreign banks. Let your local congressman know that you do not support a War in Syria (of course Obama will go without congress approval). Enjoy your Labor day weekend as the US will be bombing Syria while nobody is paying attention.

Aug 26, 2013 9:39am EDT  --  Report as abuse
Overcast451 wrote:

Russia warns…

LOL!!!!!

Go back to your little Aryan daydream Russia. Or maybe go shell Afghanistan again for another 10 years and leave us alone. Or maybe go sink another one of your subs and let all your people die on it again.

This crappy president is more than enough for us to worry about – he’s already trying to make the US socialist and unproductive – liek Russia now. We don’t need that here.

Next thing you know, we’ll be gay bashing and locking up girl bands for their name and political opinion.

No one cares about your opinion Russia – Stalin killed millions there – go clean up the bodies and STFU about human rights.

Aug 26, 2013 11:17am EDT  --  Report as abuse

It is indeed sad that so many lives have been lost in these past 3 years, Putin may have a point here and it should be heeded, this could engulf a whole new M.E. war and gas prices could well be out our reach to even ride a motorcycle.
This is a problem that U.N. should resolve not us.

Aug 26, 2013 12:41pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
MominBR wrote:

No offense to the Syrian people, but why is everything our problem? Shouldn’t the U.N. be handling this issue? We can’t be big brother to everyone.

Aug 26, 2013 3:37pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Discovery451 wrote:

Preaching international law from the same bunch of crooks who dropped millions of toy-looking mines on Afghanistan that little kids picked up and got their hands blown off. And who bombed Afghanistan villages flat with jets. That’s a good one!

Aug 26, 2013 3:46pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
pattyandme wrote:

if the US were acting in haste we would have already launched a retaliatory strike. Assad was warned not to use weapons of mass destruction, Russia was also informed there would be consequences if they were used. Russia had an obligation to keep these weapons under control since its in there greater interest what happens in Syria.
The incident in question is being investigated as are the UN inspectors being shot at…. it very well could be a fundamentalist faction of Al’kada from Iraq or Hezbollah bringing into play these weapons. The world stood by and watched this happen to the Kurd’s in northern Iraq and nothing was done at the time…. killing of 1500 more people to get even is not going to help either.. how ever the expedition of arms to rebel factions is more in line with the US agenda… any surgical strikes would prove to clarify the US’s and others posistions on the use of weapons of mass distruction

Aug 26, 2013 3:47pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Desciple72 wrote:

What would Mr. Regan do? He would call their bluff, and we could all die or sink them, like Atlantis or some others that decide to screw with freedom and human priviledge

Aug 26, 2013 3:47pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
gullofm1 wrote:

we need to stop trying to save a world that doesn’t want to be saved it cost to much money and American lives . We have isues of ower owen with mexico and south America drugs . Let Russia deal with them over there.

Aug 26, 2013 3:50pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
ZERO27BLUE wrote:

The Iraq war was not a mistake no wounder the US is in the sewer people like you live in a dream world of America dominating everywhere but guess what there are nations that will not let it happen Mr. America right or wrong and you are DED wrong about the Iraq war.

Aug 26, 2013 3:51pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
skbn113 wrote:

“Obama clone of Bush”….yes….because he had no experience whatsoever for this job and we told Americans that.

Now he just sucker-fished onto Bush policies which may or may not now apply, depending on the situation.

Obama doesn’t know what to do!

He’s like a remora on a shark.

And we are all in this together, like it or not.

Aug 26, 2013 4:08pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
React wrote:

Russia is playing all of us for fools, and I am personally ashamed by it. Russia knows the U.S. (Obama administration) doesn’t want to get involved in a war, let alone a Muslim majority country that will/has always hate us. Putin plays on this reluctance, by saying outlandish things, basically daring us to make a move and other political posturing. Putin also sees the insane levels of political discord within the U.S. and sees vulnerability and divisiveness. So Putin continuously pokes the sleeping bear(Obama), much to the delight of cons. Cons will go so far as to say they would rather have Putin as the President of the U.S., and then tell us how much of a communist Obama is

Aug 26, 2013 4:09pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
squid13 wrote:

many commenters are saying let the U.N. handle the alleged use of chemical weapons by the Assad regime in Syria…..sorry, the U.N. is a joke, all talk…President Obama should take the initiative on this, contact Putin, and suggest a joint investigative team go to Syria and determine if chemicals were used, and by whom….the U.S. should not jump to conclusions on this….while it is a shame that innocents are dying in Syria, it will be more of a shame if ANY American citizen is lost, let alone the $$$$ that we will be spending

Aug 26, 2013 4:12pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
freda7088 wrote:

President Obama will be committing an act of terrorism if he bombs Syria. because it will be the same act as Osama Bin Ladin just because he doesn’t agree. Innocent lives will be taken just to prove what they are doing is wrong? How does that make it any better then what the Syrian government is doing? It’s the same outcome with a different motive. We should help the people not kill them. This is why our world is coming to hatred. Committing one violent act to another violent act creates sorrow and hatred. Two wrongs do not make a right ever!!

Aug 26, 2013 4:22pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
lazan45 wrote:

Stay out of syria obama.

Aug 26, 2013 4:24pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Hoppyone wrote:

The world is about to find out that Barack Obama is not John F Kennedy.

Aug 26, 2013 4:40pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Vietnamvet68 wrote:

@mascmen7; first of all the U.S. NEVER declared war on North Vietnam, 2nd, the Tonkin Gulf DID Happen! What are you 12yrs old?

Aug 26, 2013 4:41pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
twulff wrote:

lets get two or three wars going at once man will we ever learn our lesson stay out of this dont volentere any more of our service men or women lives for a country that will hate us next year

Aug 26, 2013 4:46pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
1EarthCitizen wrote:

What else would an arms supplier to Syria say?
The game goes on!

Aug 26, 2013 5:08pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
coolroski wrote:

I’m getting a little tired of the soviets and their backwards thinking. They wanna start some mess, let’s go.

Aug 26, 2013 5:14pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
mbh2493 wrote:

It’s “Wag the Dog” for Obama.

Aug 26, 2013 5:15pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
rayvid1967 wrote:

Amazing…..there was once a time when the US would stand up to Russia…..it seems like it was 30 years ago.

Aug 26, 2013 5:15pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
sabisabi wrote:

This was said by the Russians because the Russians have some hands on them chemicals. They know they are connected to terrorism within the Middle East. They keep it alive

Aug 26, 2013 5:16pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
ironroof603 wrote:

The US needs to stay out of Syria. Interventionists thrive in Washington
and have a lot of influence. Americans have to refuse to pay in blood or
money for operations in Syria.

Aug 26, 2013 5:17pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
greywolfsd wrote:

I just want to know where all those billions of dollars went when we invaded the country with the 2nd largest oil reserve in the world? and then the U.S. didn’t get paid back for freeing their country? ….we could have been paid back with all the money that Iraq makes thru oil production in less than 3 months…remember our tab? a billion a week to our deficit…so someone is getting rich,not Saddam and his gold palaces.

Aug 26, 2013 5:23pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Unzipped wrote:

Israel is attempting to drag the United States into yet another war in the Middle East.

As citizens of the United States, we must resist.

Aug 26, 2013 5:46pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
hleek2003 wrote:

I believe Russian Foreign Ministry is correct in its statement on this matter in terms on this matter…..however I hope russia keeps in mind that Israel isnt making any of this up

Aug 26, 2013 6:00pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Ogbin wrote:

Call an emergency vote, let American’s decide if we want to be in yet another war in the Middle East, the U.S. is not the Global Police, yes the situation is horrible but the U.S. is printing money without gold to back it up, other countries are wise to this disaster, how can we afford to get involved again. But of course American’s never get to vote on anything important, those decisions are made for us. I’m all for protecting Israel but I think Israel is quite capable of protecting itself it is wasn’t they would be history already.

Aug 26, 2013 6:03pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Komaf wrote:

Vladimir Putin advising the United States on military ethics is like Al Capone advising Green Peace on how to more properly save whales. Nonsense.

Aug 26, 2013 6:08pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
OJZilch wrote:

Now let’s see how Mr. Obama handles a real crisis. He has bowed to Putin “in peace” before. What is he going to do now?

Aug 26, 2013 6:30pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
JimJumnaski wrote:

Any US interference with Syria will embolden our sworn enemy Al-Qaida that is so intertwined with the Syrian rebels. It would be a betrayal to those who perished in 9/11. It would be most irresponsible to open up a Pandora’s box so obvious like that. Before we engage in any military action in the region, should not we see what would the peace look like post intervention? The only outcome here will be the Al Qaida whom most of the Muslim world abhors, will try to establish Sharia law that the Muslim world equally abhors.

Aug 26, 2013 6:36pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
mannyc wrote:

Russia still can’t get over the fact that… THEY LOST THE COLD WAR!!! LOL… Russia’s a joke is what I think of them!

Aug 26, 2013 6:41pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
dilania2 wrote:

follow the money and follow the blood line. hussein obama is a sunni mislim. when your father is a muslim you are a muslim, so obama is a muslim and knew he would never become president if he said he was a muslim. the rebels are sunnis. keep your eye on the ball, for there is alot of funny stuff going on.

Aug 26, 2013 6:45pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
ozzy18wheeler wrote:

I agree

Aug 26, 2013 6:49pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
gimmyabrake wrote:

Russia has a lot of nerve to even tell anyone what to do, look at them They are a Flop due to Bad Choices.

Aug 26, 2013 6:50pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
pablojay wrote:

Sad that our country has to be told like the adolescent it behaves as, to not do the same stupid things it did in Iraq and Afghanistan. Quit wasting trillions of dollars on other people’s problems in other countries, when we can barely even solve our own problems here at home.

Aug 26, 2013 7:11pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
RandPaul2016 wrote:

Really, really sad that citizens of the United States have to rely on Putin to save them from another illegal war by the New World Order.

Aug 26, 2013 7:13pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
JohnnyQQ wrote:

margiel if Putin is threatening the US it’s pointless. Russia is no longer a superpower and Putin knows it even if you don’t.

Aug 26, 2013 7:13pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
k.mitchell wrote:

It’s hypocritical to attack Syria when the US has also been using illegal chemical weapons in Afghanistan.

Aug 26, 2013 7:18pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
joeymango wrote:

Looks like Syria indeed had used chemical weapon against its citizen and in a way Putin is threatening America that Syria will use chemical weapon against America and its allies. The question now is, did Russia supplied the chemical weapon to Syria???

Aug 26, 2013 7:22pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
OMFG wrote:

Some where Putin is pounding back Vodka, and laughing his head off.

The US didn’t do so great in Afghanistan, but Russia was a tad worse. It’s in Russia’s interest to keep Syria boiling. They don’t want to lose the business and oil. It gives Faux News a soundbite to go to town on Obama for. Without realizing Putin, it Put’ting one over on them.

Aug 26, 2013 7:29pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Whatuptho wrote:

Yes The USA used 911 as an excuse to invade Iraq and the country was so brainwashed that even when the truth came out that Iraq had nothing to do with 911 and had no wmds we said nothing.We allowed the government to send our brave young people to die for a lie.

Aug 26, 2013 7:31pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
hawkedd wrote:

Russia is a third rate power. Buzz off Ivan!!!!

Aug 26, 2013 7:34pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
meemom wrote:

Freaking Obama is gonna get us all killed.

Aug 26, 2013 7:39pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
SumthnFishy wrote:

“military action in Syria would undermine efforts for peace and have a devastating impact on the security situation in the Middle East.”

Weird how Russia was the first to supply weapons, missiles, etc. Now Russia is worried about the Middle East? Really? Where have these Chemical (Russian made) bombs come from? It’s also really convenient for Pakistan to acquire Chemical and Biological bombs. When Saddam’s personal inventory goes missing. Is it a coincidence they’re Russian made? More facts, the Media doesn’t tell the World.

“”We once again decisively urge (the United States) not to repeat the mistakes of the past and not to allow actions that go against international law.”

Yet, here Russia is once again. Providing arms to support any opposition, Government force or not. Which these exact arms sales, in fact are against International Law. Hypocrite seems to be a profession, now a days.

As if Russia is concerned about the International Law’s. How come all wars have included Russian arms? Why does every unstable country and Government posses, Russian arms? How come South American, and African communities engaging in crimes against their Governments and Stable AO’s have Russian arms? Why does every Nation, threatening Nuclear war(past & present) have Russian support and arms?

Could it be, the Russians support the Military Industrial Complex. Just like the US? No…it can’t be.

Who are the Top Weapons distributors to the world? US and Russia!

Too convenient, that these two happen to be involved in every False-flag event(past and present). Leading to major wars.

Russia already supported Iraq and Afghanistan. They sure don’t want the Media saying so. Russia replacing US and Nato troops, in the Middle East. How convenient, there is not much Media coverage on that either.

If you’re not careful. The Boogeyman the US and Russia create and use so much. Might get you.

RAWR!!!

Aug 26, 2013 7:39pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
papapu wrote:

Seems like rebel forces are losing to govt forces, as the West is using this as a pretext for jumping into conflict.Easy in, hard to get out!

Aug 26, 2013 7:44pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
goodeats wrote:

Ruskies should know, See how well that Afgan debacle turned out for them ie afghanistan war russian occupation or whatever it was called.

Aug 26, 2013 7:45pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
PDCBBp wrote:

Lets not blame Putin on this one.. This one is Syria and we don’t have a clue as to who is to blame. It could very well be the rebels. This is an internal affair and as long as it remains such they should be left to their own to settle it out. The US is not the world police as this government thinks it might be..

Aug 26, 2013 7:57pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
wadegardner wrote:

Mass burials proof enough? retaliation Logical? Yes. How about the Russian leader who took that the incredibly expensive Superbowl ring from someone who earned it and didn’t give it back. Logical? Not quite A-hole. I think Russia is still suffering from the communist way of life. Give to the leader of the Russian Government or it will be taken. Syria needs to be handled.

Aug 26, 2013 8:01pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
sfwmson wrote:

who are they to tell us not to repeat past mistakes…look at the time they spent in Afghanistan, ten long years and they got out when they knew they couldn’t win…you think we’d be dumb enough to do the sam—oh wait. Yeah. ok, carry on.

Aug 26, 2013 8:13pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
ReAlMtHrFkHr wrote:

Where he hell is it than?????

Aug 26, 2013 8:13pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
cynical64 wrote:

Putin don’t waste your words .America never learns from its past mistakes .

Aug 26, 2013 8:19pm EDT  --  Report as abuse

although i agree with this u.s. has to put fear last and justice first bashar al assad look what hes doing to his people obama look what hes doing to our islamic brothers and sisters as little as 2 yearsold allah said during times of war dont hurt the children or the women or the plants/animals yeah other nations may be mad at us but hey it might be time to have a full out war on u.s. soil by the time other people do something it may be too late

Aug 26, 2013 8:21pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
FullertonMan wrote:

This is the best advice yet. The U.S. doesn’t need to be playing world cop again. This is none of our concern. And to the guy that says Iraq was not a mistake… dude, what are you smoking? Whatever it is, it’s killing your brain.

Aug 26, 2013 8:39pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
JunkleJoe wrote:

The time has come for the US to take action. Careful consideration must be made to the side effects of any action on our part, but action must be taken nevertheless.

Aug 26, 2013 8:47pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
V1953 wrote:

We don’t care what Russian dictator says. We care humanity and International laws. Because you want to sell military equipment to Syria you are kissing Asad ass. Let’s see what you are going to do about it.

Aug 26, 2013 8:47pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
JunkleJoe wrote:

@kurdstaat -

Sorry, dude. The Iraq war was most definitely a mistake. If George W would have wanted to remove Hussein for the sake of removing Hussein (which, by the way, I had no problem with) he should have stated his case for it. It might have worked (though probably not). Instead the Bush Lite administration resorted to lies, lies and more lies to make its case for war. The end result was that the US invaded Iraq simply because President Cheney wanted us to invade. THAT, in my opinion, makes certain members of the Bush administration War Criminals…

Aug 26, 2013 8:51pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
mackjr wrote:

not a good situation in the volatile region in the world. Take a look at the spread of attacks in the region. if we happened to have one in ISRAEL and we will WORLD WAR 3 12 united tribes in the land of ISRAEL until YAHSHUA returns.

Aug 26, 2013 8:55pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
SHAMEONYOU wrote:

How on earth are we ever gonna accomplish peace on earth when the powers that be keeps this crap up ? It’s hard to believe ANYONE would stoop low enough to kill women & children for political reasons . I find there is NO JUSTIFICATION for murdering innocent people ! It’s ungodly enough to take any life for ANY reason , but innocent women & children ? What ever happened to the Biblical days when , country’s leaders would be on the battlefield leading the battle ? I’m quite sure if these leaders were to get out on the battle field & lead the battle , there would be fewer wars ! It showed courage back then ! It’s easy to send someone else to do your fighting !

Aug 26, 2013 8:57pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
JunkleJoe wrote:

@kurdastaat –

Bush Jr a good man?! What planet are YOU from??!! Bush took over this country when Clinton left his successor a nation at peace, an economy with low unemployment and a budget with ever-increasing surpluses. Then Bush took over. And he ruined EVERYTHING. And for some explainable reason Republicans blame Obama for TRYING to correct Bush’s errors. Ha! Keep trying…

Aug 26, 2013 8:59pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
johnandoscar wrote:

We should stay the hell out of this mess.

Aug 26, 2013 8:59pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
mantrex wrote:

At what time has anyone ever asked what the hell is the Obama administration thinking? In this country we are about to collapse our economy and Obama with know experience at all, is trying to play Army-man around the world! He is going to get us all killed!
Obama just stay to the things you do best: you know let our ambassador get killed, or seals get killed, the IRS investigate people for no reason or maybe sick the NSA on the people of America. You know the things you do to those you do not like or just those who appose you and you Communist ways, do the country a favor, GO AWAY! Don’t go mad JUST GO!!!!!

Aug 26, 2013 9:08pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
BiteMePinko wrote:

Somebody remind Putzin WE won the cold war!

Aug 26, 2013 9:17pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
optimistmiser wrote:

Russia can go pound salt.

Aug 26, 2013 9:24pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
chichiboy wrote:

Don’t worry Russia, Our Government has been to busy spying on it’s own people and conducting it’s own private war against WE THE PEOPLE here in the UNITED STATES.

Aug 26, 2013 9:25pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Earthking wrote:

I commend Putin for his candor and(while some may disagree)his concern for the well being of our nation. Just because Russia was once our enemy it does not mean they are not concerned with our safety and image over seas. While the situation over in Syria is gruesome, if we rush in to “save” them we would not only be risking countless lives for a lost cause, but we would be creating doubt among our allies within the UN and across the Middle East.

Aug 26, 2013 10:41pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
stocktownguy wrote:

hate to agree with russians, but we need to stay out of other countries internal conflicts.

Aug 26, 2013 12:12am EDT  --  Report as abuse
UauS wrote:

Calm down folks… all we need to do (and hopefully will), is to provide delicate support to our allies Saudis, Kuwaitis and Turkey, who is a NATO member BTW. So let Russia decide who do they want to deal with first.

Aug 26, 2013 12:35am EDT  --  Report as abuse
UauS wrote:

Actually, in Afghanistan we repeated Russian mistake…

Aug 26, 2013 12:47am EDT  --  Report as abuse
Hogdude wrote:

Guys, remember what President Eisenhower warned us about. We’ve got to keep the military-industrial complex humming or we’ll lose jobs, wars and VOTES! God bless these United States.

Aug 27, 2013 1:59am EDT  --  Report as abuse
letsgettoit wrote:

How do you argue with people who answer “No” to “Is 1,000,000 children lives a high price to topple one man?”? Sure, let’s plant the seeds for more 911s… Because we are strong and stupid.
I’ve seen the future brother, it is murder.

Aug 27, 2013 5:46am EDT  --  Report as abuse
nowsthetime24 wrote:

it should be forewarned that the decision to punish Assad for what he has done to his on people has been made, now as soon as all assets are in place, then the implantation will be made, neither Russia, nor Iran, nor China can in any way forestall this action.

Aug 27, 2013 6:46am EDT  --  Report as abuse
frank33354 wrote:

Russia warns the us! to me as an american that says it all. who is russia to tell us anything? russia is the one that arms the terrorists that we go after. the only mistake the u.s. made is not finishing what we started in the middle east!

Aug 27, 2013 7:49am EDT  --  Report as abuse
MRROK wrote:

This is ridiculous, another war? And I heard on the news it will be all missile attacks from subs and battleships in the Gulf. Obama says no military troops will touch the ground. Yeah, like I believe that. We’re going to get ourselves into a of trouble, and loss of lives that’s not needed. Let some other country “Police” them!!!!!!!! Now this really makes me MAD!!!!!

Aug 27, 2013 8:28am EDT  --  Report as abuse
AlkalineState wrote:

“Russia warns U.S. not to repeat in Syria past mistakes in region.”

Or what. They are going to keep Edward Snowden? Keep him. Russia is a good place for him. Russia has no leverage, since they are already uncooperative. And the only thing Russia exports any more is dirt bags to New York. What are they going to do, cut off those exports? Sooner the better.

Russia shaking its fist. Good one.

Aug 27, 2013 12:39pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
2Borknot2B wrote:

Russia is offering good advise. This is a UN issue.

Aug 27, 2013 1:14pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
UauS wrote:

2 2Borknot2B:
Russia is offering good advise. This is a UN issue… Russia has been and will block any UN efforts.
Russia is offering good advise. This is a UN issue… Russia has been and will block any UN efforts.
Russia is offering good advise. This is a UN issue… Russia has been and will block any UN efforts.
Russia is offering good advise. This is a UN issue… Russia has been and will block any UN efforts….
Heloo!

Aug 27, 2013 1:35pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
BishopCoxcomb wrote:

We are Americans… We have to get into other peoples business and tell them how they should be doing things.

Aug 27, 2013 3:11pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
TheNewWorld wrote:

@frank33354

“Russia warns the us! to me as an american that says it all. who is russia to tell us anything? russia is the one that arms the terrorists that we go after. the only mistake the u.s. made is not finishing what we started in the middle east!”

They only arm the terrorist that we don’t arm. I think we got them 10-1 in sales to terrorists though.

Aug 27, 2013 4:01pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
Shaliko1 wrote:

I feel like most American’s that our government has to much corruption
to make honest judgment’s what’s right for the USA and the eastern countries that are under so much turmoil. I feel we should focus on what’s wrong here in the good old USA. We have a lot of people that have lost their homes and job’s to the mistakes of the SEC and Finra
and the confidence most investors has lost in the system. Our education has fallen from the top 10 to the bottom 10 when comparisons are made. We need no more aid given outside of the USA when its needed here with so many homeless on the streets and crime has risen because of the need for stability in the governing bodies we look to for guidance. Bring all our troops home, don’t get taken in to other countries problems when it at the cost of the citizens of the USA.

Aug 27, 2013 4:21pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
AlkalineState wrote:

Russia can’t even feed its own babies. Their geo-political advice can be safely ignored.

Aug 27, 2013 6:17pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
crod526 wrote:

Russia couldn’t have care less what the international community thought when they invaded Georgia a few years ago or when they kept arming Assad. Putin had nothing to stand on.

Aug 27, 2013 6:48pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
trueblue355 wrote:

Agree with Rthomp8363 and grundoon – leave arab nation issues to arab nations. If they want to do each other over let ‘em go at it because we will never know the hidden agendas and the “alliances they have this week” of these folk.
Why the US must be the world’s cop is beyond me, maybe it’s like the 3 little pieces of excrement that killed the Aussie baseball player! Let’s go and kill someone ‘cos we’re bored!
If the US must upseat some regime for gain or status, simply subcontract the job to the Israelis who will do a quick efficient job with minimum collateral damage. Pay them on results only, no money up-front.

Aug 27, 2013 8:31pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
themeowmeow wrote:

Just think what could be done in this world if the trillions spent on arms every year were put somewhere else.

Aug 30, 2013 6:01am EDT  --  Report as abuse
MikeyLikesIt wrote:

Funny how the usual Obama apologists aren’t even here to talk about what a brave and intelligent person he is now that he is rushing to war for Al-Qaeda.

@JunkleJoe

Well at least we have one liberal loony here that has no idea what he’s talking about…

Aug 30, 2013 10:54pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
ladygoodman wrote:

Sad, isn’t it, when a communist country can rightly criticize what’s supposed to be a democratic republic and the bastion of freedom? AP is reporting that Syrian rebels have claimed responsibility for accidentally detonating the chemical weapons, which at the very least means they are in possession of them; and the Guardian is reporting that the UN inspectors have cut out early based upon reports that the US is going to bomb them into oblivion. That means the US is forcing them to leave before they can do their jobs and have a chance to tell Obama what he doesn’t want to hear. Brilliant strategic foreign policy. What’s the plan for the guaranteed terrorist attacks against America, France and Israel? WWIII? What’s even more tragic than Russia’s justifiable criticism is that Sarah Palen is right about the hopey-changey stuff. Can’t BEGIN to tell you how much I appreciate THAT – not that she’d be any better, but now we’ll have to listen to it until the Second Coming – which can’t happen fast enough for me or the million or so Syrian refugees living in Turkish pup tents. Or Iraq or Iran or Afghanistan or Native Americans or the Palestinians or Korea or Laos or Cambodia or Vietnam or Mexico or Haiti or Cuba or all of Central and South America or Yemen or Pakistan or Sudan or Egypt or India . . . am I missing anyone?

Aug 31, 2013 5:51am EDT  --  Report as abuse
SeaWa wrote:

I know they (Russians) are saying it for their own gain. But this is the wisest thing I have EVER heard coming out of Russia. “Learn from our past mistakes”. And it takes Russia to say it?!

Aug 31, 2013 3:42pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
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