"... Thus, Obama either will have to change his means and provide massive aid to these rebels, which he will not do, or he will have to change his goal of eliminating Assad. This may well surprise experts, but senior administration officials tell me that Obama has been modifying his objective and is now prepared to work with Assad, to some degree, along with the moderate rebels, against what the White House finally has come to see as the real and major threat—the jihadists. These senior officials further say that they expect support in this new policy from previous opponents, i.e. from Saudi Arabia and other Gulf states. Let us hope that this is true...."
Thursday, May 29, 2014
Senior Administration officials: 'Obama has been modifying his objective and is now prepared to work with Assad, to some degree...'
Posted by G, M, Z, or B at 10:37 AM