Saturday, 22 July 2017

Trump ends covert CIA program to arm Syrian rebels

President Trump has decided to end the CIA's covert program to arm and train moderate Syrian rebels battling the Syrian government.

About time. There was never any American interest in overthrowing the cruel Assad regime and replacing it with what?


  1. In light of the Cold War years, there was lot of American resentment against the Assad family. I hope the Syrian Civil war is not like the Spanish Civil War, a final warm-up for the real war between the superpowers.

  2. Assad is the friend of Iran and foe of Israel and the Sunni monarchies, which ia a powerful factor. And then there is the pipeline.