"... Reuters, on Syria, tells us nothing has changed. It reports an incident on the Turkish-Syrian border where France's recently recalled ambassador to Syria gave "a stash of brown envelopes stuffed with thousands of dollars" to "'viable' [that is, non-Al-Qaida] rebels operating in zones no longer under Bashar al-Assad's control".
Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Crooke: "Britain & France risk being lured — by the sectarian Gulf clamour, fearful of impending 'Sunni defeat' — into finding themselves ever more allied with Sunni proxies of al-Qaida"
Alastair Crooke in the Guardian;
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