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The 2012 Election: First 'Casualty' in US/Syria Conflict?

program: 
Air Cascadia
program date: 
Thu, 08/02/2012

Given a choice between war and the presidential election cycle, which do you think plays better before and American TV audience? Best theme music? Fewer campaign ads?

 

Syria, America, and the election circus...Bashar alAsad, accidental President of the USA?

Turkey has set up a secret base with allies Saudi Arabia and Qatar to direct vital military and communications aid to Syria's rebels from the Turkish city Adana, home to a  large Turkish/U.S. air force base.   Reuters reports,  "It was not clear from the sources whether the anti-Syrian "nerve centre" was located inside Incirlik base or in the city of Adana."

www.countercurrents.org/swanson020812.htm

 

Here's what the geopolitical situation looks like:  At least the 'geo' part.  As far as the 'political', that is a sort of caul occluding the various faces of tribal interests, alliances and feuds.

  • Length: 12:28 minutes (5.71 MB)
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