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    • Stephen (Geneve) Switzerland.
    • 16.05.10 | 10:17 (IDT)

    The French, thought that they had a deal. They tried to bring in Pres.Assad from the cold. They hosted him in Paris, they bowed and scraped to his every whim, they even sponsored him towards the rather incredulous leaders of the EU, but to no avail, for Pres.Assad is a lost soul, lost to Tehran and Associates. The Russians are careful folk, with a long history in weapons sales in the Middle East. Lets be fair, Syria has a pretty shoddy military, most of all nobody really cares what type of aircraft they fly, for they normally lose their aircraft not only due to pilot error, but also due to bad maintenance. Then again anti tank missiles are fine. Even some anti aircraft canon or whatever they have mothballed is fine, since Syria is not about to pay cash for any of the above, for its called lease lend equipment. Syria will give up some of its port facilities. The real Russian intent, is rather facing off to the United States Navy both in the Med and Black Sea. This unfolding drama, will have no bearing on the security of Israel. Let the Syrians be content with some outdated military hardware for their parades and lets just watch the unfolding standoff between the Obama Administration and the Kremlin. Israel and Russia are far closer than many realize, they both share common values, unlike the current flip flop( "Lets check the Polls first, then talk"!) political establishment in Washington DC. A nice day to all, from snowy Swiss Alps.

    from the article: Report: Russia signs arms deal with Syria
    First published 17:39 14.05.10 | Last updated 17:39 14.05.10
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