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    • Chris
    • 18.05.13 | 15:46 (IDT)

    Funny this comment comes AFTER Putin laid down the law and TOLD Netanyahu that Russia would "fulfilling" it's order of S-300 missile systems to Syria (which would be manned by RUSSIAN TEAMS)... A lot tougher for Israel to carry out air strikes, when they know not only will they be shot down, but they may have the unlucky problem of killing Russian military assets if they try.... Now that Russia (and of course China/Iran) have shown solidarity with Syria, of course the snakes in Israel have decided "it's better off to just let Assad stay in power than get our asses handed to us trying to get rid of him, like the past 2 years." Isn't it funny how the game changes when a nation attains the ability to fight back!

    from the article: Israeli official: Assad preferable to extremist rebels, The Times of London reports
    First published 09:20 18.05.13 | Last updated 09:20 18.05.13
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