Hoppas att den här libanesiske militärexperten vet vad han talar om – rt.com – ‘Now it is impossible to defeat Syria’
RT: What do you think about the situation in Syria? The region is in chaos, are the rebels winning?
Amine Hotait: No, the US-Israeli plan has failed – they haven’t been able to move forward for two years. And now Russia has persuaded the US not to bomb Syria. Russia is one of the three winners in Syria, its Russia’s strategic victory. The winners are – Resistance (Hezbollah – RT), Iran, and BRICS as NATO’s opponent. And of course, Resistance inside Syria. Now all of us, who were there when this historic decision not to bomb Syria was made, live in a new era. The UN Resolution 2118 is the first document of the new world. So far we only see fragments of this new world. Obama’s talk with Rouhani is also a result of the victory in Syria. For three days they were discussing paragraph 21 in the UN Resolution, where it says that if Syria doesn’t comply with the decision to destroy all chemical weapons, measures stipulated in paragraph 7 will be used against it. I laughed at the authors. Anyone can get up and say something in the UN. They can talk about it all they want, but there will never be a decision to use force against Syria. Now it is impossible to defeat Syria.
RT: Could you comment on the use of chemical weapons near Damascus?
AH: The rebels made two mistakes. They did use chemical weapons, but not in the place the bodies were in…
Christof Lehmann – US/NATO München Policy Requires Uneqivocal “NJET”
The USA is not interested in using its political influence to bring the opposition to the negotiating table in Geneva. The primary function of US diplomacy is to contain the Russian response to the US/NATO war on Syria to diplomacy while continuing the destabilization of its sphere of interest, reaching from the eastern Mediterranean, along the soft, resource rich underbelly of Russia’s and China’s Central Asian republics to Baluchistan, Nepal and Myanmar.
Press TV – Half Syria chemical inspections completed: OPCW
The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) says that it has completed about half of its inspections of Syria’s chemical arsenal.
Press TV – Kerry to go to London for Syria talks
US Secretary of State John Kerry has said he will travel to London next week for talks with supporters of foreign-backed Syrian opposition groups before the forthcoming talks in Geneva on the ongoing crisis in the Middle Eastern country.
“I’ll have meetings next Tuesday in London with the support group of the opposition,” Kerry said Thursday in an interview with National Public Radio. “We’re working towards this Geneva conference, not that we know what the outcome is.”
Nile Bowie – Ready to detonate: Saudi-backed rebels strap bombs to Geneva-2 talks
As Syria’s rebels refuse to take part in Geneva-2, Saudi Arabia has emerged as the primary state-backer of rebel groups now trying to escalate the Syrian conflict and topple Assad by force.
voiceofrussia.com – Peace talks only way out of Syria deadlock – deputy PM Jamil
The Geneva-2 Peace Conference, aimed at bringing the Syrian government and opposition together to seek an end to the country’s civil war, will be held on November 23-24. That’s the latest information from the Deputy Prime Minister Qadri Jamil speaking at press conference in Moscow. The Voice of Russia correspondent Artyom Tikhomirov has more details.
voiceofrussia.com – Syria scrapping chemical arms on its own soil
Syria’s deputy prime minister Qadri Jamil said on Wednesday the country was not taking its chemical weapons aboard to destroy them. The arsenal is being eliminated on the Syrian turf, he told reporters.