Moon of Alabama: Context Of Yesterday's Turkish Attack Against The Russian Jet

coderman coderman at
Thu Nov 26 01:30:25 PST 2015

On Wed, Nov 25, 2015 at 10:06 AM, Razer <Rayzer at> wrote:
> But Obama, in my conclusion, still wants to drag NATO into Syria and
> wants to assemble enough forces "against ISIS" to be able to overwhelm
> the Syrian government and its Russian protectors. If that does not work
> he at least hopes to give Russia the Afghanistan like "quagmire" in
> Syria he and other U.S. officials promised. The again increasing
> tensions with U.S. proxy Ukraine only help in that regard.
> ...
> Obama continues his immensely destructive policies in the Middle East
> with zero regard to the all the bad outcomes these are likely to have
> for the people there as well as for Europe. One again wonders if all
> these action follow from sheer incompetence or from some devilish,
> ingenious strategic planning.

spoiler alert: every one else loses this game.

 [ and sadly, a brief success conflated with victory - when backlash imminent ]

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