is a major development for a number of reasons. Russia has just
dropped a very obvious bomb here - the US works with ISIS. We have
the Vest.ru article with Russia's official statement in the below
One thing we must be very clear about is that this
was a coordinated attack between the US and ISIS,
read this here:
launched attacks on the Syrian army positions in Deir Ezzor only 7
minutes after the US-led coalition's airstrikes on Saturday, a
military source said, adding that the air and ground assault were
highly coordinated, According to FNA report."
seriously cuts against any US claims about this being an accident.
additional information, in the below, also corroborates
What's big is not just the bombing action on the
part of the US itself, but Russia's now public
and irreversible statements, all to be understood in the
context of recent events.
bombed the SAA earlier in the week and as a response from the
several of their crafts shot down. Of course the Obama
administration is going to be pressured by its 'only democratic
ally in the region' to take direct action against the SAA,
diplomacy be damned. So of course the US had to do something.
need to be set up so that the course of events and the dependent
relationships have the effect of pushing Clinton and/or her
successor into the White House.
Power's statements at the UN were deplorable, a real 'low point' in
the history of US diplomacy. Of course the US has long been an
imperialist power, only before it was able to couch this as the
fight against communism. But this total lack of refinement,
tact, comportment, sophistication, composure, and basic diplomacy
on the part of the US's Foreign Ministry and Press Secretary
represents a new low in US history.
the Israelification of US diplomacy.
are all Tzipi Livni now, and narcissistically living in
their own increasingly small, little world, cut off from reality
and the real consequences which loom just over the horizon. But
now, dawn is breaking.
taking into consideration the US's general problem in making
progress on its real aim of destabilizing the region and unseating
Assad, this sort of change of tact/act of desperation was
Russian foreign ministry is right to comment (see the below) that
perhaps this is why the US refuses to publicly publish the
Russian-US agreement on Syria.
in standard Russian form, the truth which 'everyone knows' - that
the US backs ISIS - is revealed in stages, piece by piece,
strategically timed, taking into consideration any number of
variables. Western media critics, as well as geopolitical
trainspotters and public analysts alike, have for some time been
wondering if and when the other shoe would drop. The Russians have
gotten pretty close a few times to finally letting the cat out of
the bag, and so here it goes ...
We've come to a terrible conclusion - the US defends ISIS"
Vesti.ru - translated by J. Flores & J. Arnoldski -
air strikes against the troops of Bashar Assad in Syria suggest
that the White House protects the terrorist group "Islamic
State". This was reported by the TV channel "Russia
24" as the words of the official representative of
the Russian Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.
to her, the Russian Foreign Ministry "is deeply concerned that
the blows inflicted directly on the Syrian army, which had
systematically destroyed the ISIS troops." Neither
over the course of daily contact between the Russian and American
sides in the Geneva center for operative regulation, nor over the
course of practically daily contact between Russian foreign
ministry head Lavrov and US Secretary of State Kerry, did the
Americans express such plans, Zakharova emphasized.
there was not even a hint of operational plans in the area" -
she added - "This suggests that Washington, despite
accepting the obligation to separate terrorists from the so-called
Moderate opposition, is abandoning the fulfillment of its promises
- or is simply powerless to fulfill the obligations it accepted for
earlier we were suspicious that Jebat Al Nura was being covered
for, then now, after today's strikes on the Syrian army, we have
come to a conclusion that is frightening for the whole world: the
White House is defending ISIS," she said.
this is so, then perhaps this is why the American side is not
agreeing to publish the Russian-American agreements on Syria. We
demand an explanation from Washington as to whether this is a
deliberate policy of supporting ISIS or another mistake,"
Saturday, 17th of September, the US coalition planes in Deir ez-Zor
struck four times on the positions of the Syrian army , killing 62
and injuring about 100 soldiers of the SAA. The military were
surrounded ISIS. The strokes caused by two F-16 aircraft, and two
A-10 and combat drone, allowed the terrorists to go on the