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Krauthammer: Rebels take step back in Syria

Posted by seumasach on June 8, 2013

Obama, the US “bystander president”, must be doing something right since he is rubbing the neo-cons up the wrong way big time. Here is  an outpouring of sour grapes from seasoned and out-of-season neo-con Charles Krauthammer

Charles Krauthammer

Amarillo

7th June, 2013

On Wednesday, Qusair fell to the Bashar al-Assad regime in Syria. Qusair is a strategic town that connects Damascus with Assad’s Alawite heartland on the Mediterranean, with its ports and Russian naval base. It’s a major strategic shift. Assad’s forces can now advance on rebel-dominated areas in central and northern Syria, including Aleppo.

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