And the Saudis are making sure the killing continues:
Saudi officials are preparing to pay the salaries of the Free Syria Army as a means of encouraging mass defections from the military and increasing pressure on the Assad regime, the Guardian has learned.
Obama is a Christian, right? I mean RIGHT?
Which side is he on? “US-Backed Rebels Committing Christian Genocide in Syria,” by Joseph DeCaro forÂ Worthy News, June 21 (thanks to JW)
Media ‘inciting sectarian wars,‘ al-Assad adviser says. Really? Â Certainly not our media. Certainly not CNN or any other lame stream outfit.
- Egyptians pack Tahrir to slam military ‘coup’— looks like a sharia summer….. Â Muslim Brotherhood faces hard choices
ESCALATION IN SYRIA–Sultan Knish
The CIA is helping those cheerful Muslim Brotherhood fellows smuggle heavy weaponry that the Saudis bought for them.
Syria claims to have shot down a Turkish jet plane. There are probably frantic calls from State to Erdogan begging him not to retaliate, or this will look like a Syrian-Turkish conflict, which it is anyway, as Turkey is a major backer of the Muslim Brotherhood takeover effort of Syria.
Of course a skirmish between Syria and Turkey could drag in NATO intervention without the need for more delaying games and covert ops, but it wouldn’t be nearly as popular to intervene on behalf of the brutal Turkish regime against the brutal Syrian regime, as it would be to save the “Syrian people”.
Meanwhile a rebel massacre in Syria is being reported by the media as a “rebel ambush” because terminology is so important. When the Syrian government kills people, it’s a massacre. When the rebels kill people, it’s an ambush.
Rescue operation under way for two pilots amid reports F-4 plane was shot down by Syrian forces over the Mediterranean. Â (Ask me if I care!)
Those demonstrations led to the impression, widespread in the US, that Mubarak’s successors would be secular Facebook democrats. The role that Google’s young Egyptian executive Wael Gonim played in organizing the demonstrations was reported expansively. His participation in the anti-regime protests – as well as his brief incarceration – was seen as proof that the next Egyptian regime would be indistinguishable from Generation X and Y Americans and Europeans. Â (Caroline Glick)