Three world forces may end up dividing Syria starting end of June 2012


“Middle East military tensions around Syria shot up again Monday, June 18, with the news reported by the semi-official Iranian news agency Fars that a joint Russian-Chinese-Iranian exercise is to take place in Syria.”

Source of text and video: DEBKAfile reports [1] and [2]

“It was described as “the biggest of its kind ever staged in the Middle East” with 90,000 personnel, 400 air planes and 900 tanks taking part.

As part of its preparations, Beijing is reported to have asked Egyptian authorities to permit the passage through the Suez Canal in late June of 12 naval ships heading for the Syrian port of Tartus, where Moscow maintains a naval and marine base.

DEBKAfile reported earlier this week that Russian naval vessels with marines on board were heading for Tartus. The Iranian media did not itemize their contribution to the joint exercise.

DEBKAfile stresses that this would be the first time that substantial Russian and Chinese military strength has ever been deployed in Syria or anywhere else in the Middle East. It means that the two powers are prepared to parade their unabashed partnership with the Iranian and Syrian armies for the shared purpose of obstructing US-European-Arab military intervention in Syria.

A large-scale Russian and Chinese military presence in the embattled country would expect to deter the United States from leading a military operation against Bashar Assad and his regime.

No date was attached to the report but the exercise may possibly take place before the end of June 2012.

The failure of US President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin Monday, at the G20 summit in Los Cabos, Mexico to agree on terms for Syria and Iran holds the potential for three equally dire scenarios to unfold in Syria:

It could degenerate into another Afghanistan; or another Balkans, or al Qaeda’s next war arena. Potentially counterpoised in Syria today are, on the one side, the United States, Europe and their Arab allies; on the other, are Russia, China, Iran and Hizballah.”

Source of text and video: DEBKAfile

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24 juni 2012 kl 13:57

Jag hörde att det inte var sant, utan ingick i ytterligare desinformation, (fast denna gång möjligen från syriskt eller iranskt håll), fast det passade väst bra att haka på historien. Annars har det varit gott om andra rykten, såsom när Clinton sa att Ryssland försåg Syrien med nya helikoptrar, tex, (vilket tom Pentagon dementerade!) eller när Cameron sa att Putin ville Assad skulle avgå! Även det dementerat hos RT

På RT framfördes tidigare att Putin och Obama var överens om Syrien, att de skulle få lösa sina problem själva. Fast man var inte ense om HUR det skulle ske. Hur det nu kan vara möjligt att tolka “lösa sina problem själv” på olika sätt!

Förövrigt är min uppfattning att minst 70 % stöder regimen, (lite löst höftat pga videor som den nedan, t ex, där den syriske mannen säger att 22 – 23 miljoner stöder Assad och kanske 10 000 inte gör det..) Inte bara 40 %, som de säger i Deba-klippet. Och så var fallet i Libyen också! Det är därför NTC inte har något stöd i landet, det VAR ingen folklig “revolution”!!