What exactly is the Obama Administration’s policy on Syria anyway? One of the few things that could be gleaned from President Obama’s odd speech the other night is a concern for the use of chemical weapons. In fact, Secretary of State Kerry has been saying that was the only concern and any strikes would be “unbelievably small.”
So now Bashar al-Assad is talking about turning over his chemical weapons.
Bashar al-Assad has said he will place Syria’s chemical weapons under international control in line with a proposal from Russia. The Syrian president, speaking to Russia’s Rossiya 24 state news channel, denied however that US pressure had anything to do with the decision to surrender the arsenal.
This is what the Obama Administration wanted, right? Actually, the Russian proposal Assad agreed to was in response to a gaffe by Secretary Kerry demanding Assad turn over his chemical weapons.
But now it seems the US has decided to retaliate anyway shipping guns to Al Qaeda-linked Syrian rebels.
The CIA has begun delivering weapons to rebels in Syria, ending months of delay in lethal aid that had been promised by the Obama administration, according to U.S. officials and Syrian figures. The shipments began streaming into the country over the past two weeks, along with separate deliveries by the State Department of vehicles and other gear — a flow of material that marks a major escalation of the U.S. role in Syria’s civil war.
Warmongering, plain and simple. The Obama Administration failed in Congress and now they are getting involved in Syria’s civil war anyway. This is completely unacceptable and clearly against the will of the American people – which the Obama Administration is fully aware of.