Saturday, January 23, 2016

Biden Threatens Escalated War on Syria

Biden Threatens Escalated War on Syria

by Stephen Lendman

On Friday, Biden and Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu met in Istanbul. The vice president is spending two days with him, Erdogan and other rogue regime officials.

Discussions focus on Obama’s war on Syria, Turkey a valued partner in high crimes against peace.

Biden warned of escalated military operations if peace talks fail. Chances for success are virtually nil. Terrorist groups mostly comprise Assad’s opposition.

They’ll keep fighting no matter what comes out of diplomatic talks. Biden’s comments revealed Washington’s rage for war, saying:

“We do know it would better if we can reach a political solution, but we are prepared…if that's not possible, to have a military” one - duplicitously claiming it’s to defeat ISIS, America’s creation and ally, what US officials and major media never explain.

He and Davutoglu discussed joint escalated Syrian operations, without explaining aims are to oust Assad, replace its government with a pro-Western one, destroy Syrian sovereignty, steal its resources, exploit its people, and continue endless dystopian harshness.

Washington and Turkey are partners in high crimes. Discussions always focus on their next moves.

Will Ankara deploy military forces cross-border to work with greater numbers of US combat troops coming? 

Strategy involves aiding, not fighting ISIS, wanting Russia’s devastating aerial campaign counteracted, continuing to eliminate the scourge Obama and Erdogan support.

Washington and Turkey want war without mercy continued, perhaps  until Syria is entirely ravaged and destroyed, transformed into a failed state.

Russia respects nation-state sovereignty, going all-out to protect Syria, its longtime ally since the 1950s.

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