Purveyor of Bollocks to the Crowned Heads of Europe
Friday, 7 April 2017
So, Trump has gone against the wishes of Putin by launching 59 1000lb Tomahawk missiles on a Syrian airbase. Interesting. A journalist on the ground has established that there was no chemical weapons stash where Assad's bombs fell - there was nothing but a grain and animal store. Fake news works both ways.
Obama's administration was worried about escalating conflict between Russia and the USA, so turned a blind eye on all the barrel-bombs dropped on Syrian civilians, but Trump seems to have no qualms on that score. Maybe his special relationship will pay off for the good of the world after all.
An American specialist said that the USA could destroy Syria's airforce completely in one night if they shipped up some more armaments to the Middle East, but this latest strike is meant to be a deterrent against the further use of chemical weapons. Let's hope it puts a stop to the barrel-bombs too, but the rebels cannot avoid hiding amongst civilians simply because of the topography, so I doubt it. If they all grouped out in the open, they would be sitting ducks. In any event, there are so many opposing factions which make up the so-called 'dissidents' that they would never be able to group together in one place. ISIS just hides in amongst them.
We are having a lovely real Spring here in the UK right now.