Monday, June 13, 2011

Syria on the boil, US warship in Black Sea

The United States warship floating in the Black Sea is a clear threat to Russia to curtail its obstinance over Syria's bloody uprising. While Washington wants pro-Western regime change in Damascus to break Israel's regional isolation, this would spell the end for Russia's last naval base in the Mediterranean. With Saudi, Israeli and Turkish interests aligning against it, the Kremlin seems in deep water. Read my article on Asia Times on the US pressing ahead with regime change in Syria.

1 comment:

Johan said...

A very, very sobering analysis. We certainly do “live in interesting times”.

“... Moscow has threatened to cooperate with Beijing and adopt a common stance over Syria ...”, while one wonders. The news agency MINA has just published “Bilderberg 2011: Full List of Attendees”, with a mighty curious item:

“ ...
Fu, Ying, Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs
Huang, Yiping, Professor of Economics, China Center for Economic Research, Peking University
… “

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