"... What makes the position of people such as Mr Hague peculiarly hypocritical is that they do not, in fact, want Mr Assad to be defeated by his most effective military opponents such as Jabhat al-Nusra, the official al-Qa’ida affiliate, or the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, formerly al-Qa’ida in Iraq. But instead of devising new policies to cope with the real situation on the ground, Mr Hague and John Kerry, the US Secretary of State, pretend that there is a “moderate” opposition that, given enough weapons, will one day be capable of replacing Mr Assad.In reality, more guns will simply prolong the conflict and not end the present stalemate...."
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
The Independent: 'Hypocritical Mr Hague & John Kerry, pretend that there is a “moderate” opposition' in Syria
Posted by G, M, Z, or B at 9:54 AM