Friday, October 28, 2016

A Solution for Syria?

By Stephen Bryen
 
A respected Turkish journalist, Mahmut Borzarslan has told about an important Russian initiative to broker a deal to set up an autonomous entity in Syria for the Syrian Kurds. Borzarslan’s article was translated from the Turkish and published this week (October 27th) in the blog, AL Monitor. His reports are most interesting because it tells us something about where the Russians are trying to go.
 
Simply put, a Russian team flew into Khmeimim Air Base, the Russian base in Syria, probably on a military transport. While the team is not precisely described, it consisted of members from the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of Defense. One can be sure, therefore, that this was a fairly high-level initiative. The team met with Syrian and Kurdish representatives and presented a plan to grant Syrian Kurdistan “special status” meaning, in effect, that Syrian Kurdistan would become an autonomous area while remaining part of Syria.
 
The Plan itself consists of five main points. The five points are:....To Read More.....
 
My Take - The only real solution to the whole Middle East problem to keep them poor, keep them powerless, keep them there and let them do what they've been doing for 1400 years. Butcher each other.  All the while minding our own business.  See.....problem solved!

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