July 23, 2013
In an almost palpable irony, Russian and U.S. officials simultaneously announced their intent to move forward with controversial arms transfers to opposing sides in the Syrian civil war.
If there were any doubts about the proxy nature of Syria for the two sides, the announcements should put them to bed.
Congressional hurdles have been lifted and weapons will soon flow into the hands of Syrian rebels, according to a Reuters report
“We believe we are in a position that the administration can move forward,” House of Representatives Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers told Reuters Monday.
This article was posted: Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at 11:07 am