Iranian Troops Move Into Syria As White House Blames Russia For Worsening Crisis

So far, direct Iranian military support for Mr. Assad has come mostly in the form of military advisers. Iran has also mobilized Shiite militia fighters, including Iraqis and some Afghans, to fight alongside Syrian government forces.
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    Members of the Iran's armed forces, some wearing ghilli suits, march during an annual military parade marking the 34th anniversary of outset of the 1980-88 Iran-Iraq war, in front of the mausoleum of the late revolutionary founder Ayatollah Khomeini just outside Tehran, Iran, Monday, Sept. 22, 2014.

    Members of the Iran’s armed forces, some wearing ghilli suits, march during an annual military parade marking the 34th anniversary of outset of the 1980-88 Iran-Iraq war, in front of the mausoleum of the late revolutionary founder Ayatollah Khomeini just outside Tehran, Iran, Monday, Sept. 22, 2014.

    Hundreds of Iranian troops have moved into Syria to join a major ground offensive in support of President Bashar Assad’s government, as the White House expressed fears Thursday that Russia’s military intervention will worsen sectarian violence there and prolong the civil war.

    Two Lebanese sources told Reuters that hundreds of Iranian troops with equipment and weapons had reached Syria in the past 10 days to mount a major ground campaign. They would also be backed by Mr. Assad’s Lebanese Hezbollah allies and by Shiite militia fighters from Iraq, while Russia would provide air support.

    “They will be followed by more,” one of the sources said of the Iranian troops.
    Russian warplanes, in a second day of strikes, bombed a camp run by rebels trained by the CIA, the group’s commander said, putting Moscow and Washington on opposing sides in a Middle East conflict for the first time since the Cold War.


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    Hassan Haj Ali, head of the Liwa Suqour al-Jabal rebel group, which is part of the Free Syrian Army, said his group’s base in Idlib province was struck by around 20 missiles in two separate raids. His fighters had been trained by the CIA in Qatar and Saudi Arabia, part of a program Washington says is aimed at supporting groups that oppose both Islamic State and Mr. Assad.

    Russia is challenging everyone and saying there is no alternative to Bashar,” Mr. Haj Ali said.

    At the United Nations, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said the airstrikes in Syria are targeting only the Islamic State, al-Nusra “or other terrorist groups recognized by the United Nations Security Council or Russian law.”

    Asked by reporters to define “other terrorist groups,” Mr. Lavrov replied: “If it looks like a terrorist, if it acts like a terrorist, if it walks like a terrorist, if it fights like a terrorist, it’s a terrorist, right?”

    The White House said U.S. intelligence officials are monitoring closely the reports of Iranian involvement but hadn’t confirmed them. White House press secretary Josh Earnest said if the reports are accurate, it would be “the most important piece of evidence” that Russia’s actions are inflaming the sectarian conflict.

    “That is not good news for the Russians,” Mr. Earnest said. “That is consistent with a worsening sectarian conflict that only puts off a political solution.”

    As the crisis deepened, U.S. and Russian military officials held the first in a series of talks Thursday via video link to seek ways to keep their militaries apart as they wage parallel campaigns of airstrikes in Syria. U.S. officials reminded the Russians that “the focus of military activities in Syria should be on defeating ISIL,” said Pentagon spokesman Peter Cook, using an acronym for the Islamic State.

    So far, direct Iranian military support for Mr. Assad has come mostly in the form of military advisers. Iran has also mobilized Shiite militia fighters, including Iraqis and some Afghans, to fight alongside Syrian government forces.

    Washington and Moscow say they have the same enemies — the Islamic State group of Sunni Muslim militants who have proclaimed a caliphate across eastern Syria and northern Iraq. But they also have very different friends and sharply opposing views of how to resolve the 4-year-old Syrian civil war, which has killed more than 250,000 people and driven more than 10 million from their homes.

    Washington and its allies oppose both Islamic State and Mr. Assad, believing he must leave power in any peace settlement.

    The administration says a central part of its strategy is building “moderate” insurgents to fight against both Mr. Assad and Islamic State, although so far it has struggled to find many fighters to accept its training.

    The Russian and Iranian intervention in support of Mr. Assad comes at a time when momentum in the conflict had swung against his government and seem aimed at reversing insurgent gains.

    “The Russian strikes are a game changer. Damascus is off the hook,” a diplomat tracking Syria said.

    The White House said Mr. Obama has no plans to respond militarily to Russia’s actions either in Syria or in Ukraine, where Moscow-backed separatists have been waging a yearlong fight while the administration has resisted calls from Congress to send arms to the government in Kiev.

    “This has not caused … a broad-scale or a broad reevaluation of our strategy inside of Syria,” Mr. Earnest said, adding that “the situation in Ukraine unfortunately hasn’t changed.”

    Lawmakers in both parties have condemned Russia’s intervention in Syria, while some in the GOP express concern that Mr. Obama is allowing Mr. Putin to increase his power in the Middle East.

    Sen. Deb Fischer, Nebraska Republican and a member of the Armed Services Committee, said the Russian action portends “darker days to come in Syria.”

    “Moreover, Putin’s rebuff of the White House’s entreaties for cooperation provides further evidence that our Syria policy is in tatters and our credibility on the world stage has dwindled to record lows,” she said. “It’s greatly concerning that the administration is continuously caught off guard and publicly expresses confusion over obvious consequences and foreseeable occurrences. I call on the president to outline in detail his strategy moving forward.”

    Rep. Roger Williams, Texas Republican, said the administration “has somehow once again allowed President Putin to expand Russian influence. … From Ukraine, to Iran, to Libya and Syria, President Obama’s complacent foreign policy in Europe, the Middle East and Northern Africa has shifted the balance of power and undermined America’s credibility on the world stage,” he said.

    Russian jets struck targets near the cities of Hama and Homs in western Syria. Despite Moscow’s claim that it had hit Islamic State positions, the areas it struck are mostly held by a rival insurgent alliance, which, unlike Islamic State, is supported by U.S. allies including Arab states and Turkey.

    Mr. Earnest said Russian forces are carrying out “indiscriminate” attacks in areas where the Islamic State militants are not operating.

    “The effect of these kinds of indiscriminate airstrikes essentially drives what would otherwise be moderate elements of the Sunni opposition to Mr. Assad into the arms of extremists,” Mr. Earnest said. “This is going to have consequences for the efforts of everybody, including Russia, to counter extremism in the region and around the world.”

    The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said airstrikes in the central province of Hama on Thursday hit locations of the U.S.-backed rebel group Tajamu Alezzah, as well as the province of Idlib, which is controlled by a coalition of rebel groups that includes al Qaeda’s affiliate in Syria, Jabhat al-Nusra.

    The British group said Tajamu Alezzah was also targeted on Wednesday.

    Russia’s air campaign in support of Syrian government forces began Wednesday in what Mr. Putin called a preemptive strike against militants. Putin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Russia was going after Islamic State militants as well as a “list” of other groups.

    “These organizations are well known and the targets are chosen in coordination with the armed forces of Syria,” he said Thursday, without specifying.

    Hundreds of Muslim Chechens and Central Asian fighters have joined the battles in Syria since the early days of the civil war, and many form the backbone of al-Nusra and Islamic State. Some of those Chechen extremists are part of the coalition that controls Idlib.

    Mr. Putin has said Russia would be fighting “gangs of international terrorists.” The Syrian government considers all rebel groups terrorists.

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      • While Obama was distracting you with Mohammed the bomb-faking kid, Russia made a major anti-Iran, anti-Obama move in Syria, sending a reported 2,000 personnel to take over a large Syrian airbase in Latakia, along with the naval port of Tartous. Putin is a strategic opportunist, and his chess game isn’t hard to guess. We know he wants to exploit American weakness and betrayal of our allies to rebuild Russia as a superpower.

      • Richard Moffatt

        So? Is that all you have to contribute to this ‘discussion’?

      • ahorvath

        This is what “chickenshit” looks like.

      • Richard Moffatt

        Quite rightly ISIS suffers blistering vilification from the ‘moral’ West for their expedition of terror killings, rape, pillage and causing mayhem in the middle eastern region. But lets take a look at the coalition against them. Saudi Arabia,a leading coalition member beheads on average one person every 2 days and on a continuous basis continue to bomb the crap out of innocent people in Yemen, using munitions and war machinery supplied by the ‘moral’ west. In response we have a deafening silence from the ‘moral’ west on the issue. Nothing short of mendacious hypocrisy!

      • Richard Moffatt

        It’s got nothing to do with human nature -it’s the conditioning and control of the people by the elitist cabals- and the bullshit they feed us through the mainstream media. Here is the truth on Syria. http://www.rt.com/news/317625-assad-interview-syria-terrorism/?utm_source=browser&utm_medium=aplication_chrome&utm_campaign=chrome#.VhGbRqfQ_ws.facebook

      • Nathan Hunter

        Once again, obama, thinking he’s a “real” world leader doing what he does best. Blaming others for his own failures and policy errors, never having what it takes to accept any blame for himself. He’s been doing it since he first entered office with his jabs at Bush and the “previous administration”. It’s really a sad commentary on his “presidency” when people like me have more respect for the President of Russia than our own commander in chief. But, he has no one but himself to blame for that. Like that will ever happen, Ha.

      • joeb104

        One thing the obamster is good at, the blame game.

      • mahmoued zoubi

        liar liar die with your wishful thinking

      • Habib Seraj

        Go for it, President Putin! Finally the Federation of Russian Republics stepped in!
        The permanent destruction of ISIS, of all jihad organizations throughout the Middle east should be the top priority of the Super power of Russia and of its allies in this noble battle against the evil of JIHAD!.ISIS, Al Qaeda, Northern Alliance, etc and etc are all barbarians and criminals. Thanks to Russia and its allies the days of the criminal jihadists are numbered. GREAT JOB, MR. Vladimir Putin!

      • Alek

        Funding illegal rebel groups and actually starting the civil war is okay? Helping the legal government which has the support of its people is not? Obama logic.

      • Frank

        Obama blaming others? No way!

      • Mike

        Terrorists Obama, Putin, and Khamenei Must Be Arrested. The Three are the Hitlers of the Syrian Holocaust!

        Death to the Three War-criminals!

        • tony montana

          Less Arabs in the world the better

        • Nick Angelopoulos

          Obama is the only war criminal I see and better death to Jews.

        • hestroy

          Stop taking drugs. It makes an imbecile from you.

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      • Donald

        Not much surprise here: We all know, but won’t say it: Obama and his administration have reduced themselves to a “nobody” status. And not even UN won’t get moved by their cries.

      • David Barnabas

        You see where the confusion about the Free Syrian army that was trained by the CIA in Qatar and Saudi…?…Translation needed ……Wahhabi Jihadists Funded and Equiped by the usual terror agitators and sponsors……That is why Assad and his minority groups of Kurdish,Yazidis,Christians and Ismaelis are the reasonable and only acceptable forces within this Theater…..At least the Russians can see that does Obama….?

        • Richard Moffatt

          An excellent piece of comprehension David.

      • Walter Of Florida

        Well, the United States couldn’t handle the ISIS J.V. Team, so someone needs to. Obama said ISIS was the J.V. team, so now we have the Varsity teams moving into Syria. What now Mr. Negro Muslim in the Whitehouse? Putin has bee-itch slapped you again, and now he has you bent over, grabbing your legs, and NO VASELINE. Ouch. I’m so ashamed of those panty waste Military Warriors who don’t have a clue as to how to fight this war. And it IS a war. Maybe Micahel Obama can ease your aching butt whole with a few licks, putrid…BAHAHAHAHAHA No Vaseline.

      • John Perk

        Kill the CANNIBALS and some of their supporters as well,Love you Putin,stick it to the J3W BANKSTERS.

      • DuhTruth

        well if this offensive push can lead to the end of Syria civil war by the end of 2016. I am all for it. Enough people have died already. lets not have another 4 years of river form by blood.

        And honestly in the case of Syrian war. I think Russia’s support of Assad is much more logical than US’s support for rebels (who we give weapons to, but only for those weapons end up in the hand of ISIS for “safe passage”)

      • expatman

        “Hillary the tip of the ice berg. Her husband bombed Belgrade for 84 days to give Islam its first ethnically cleansed emirate in Europe after 1489. Bush and Blair, as hired guns of the Saudi Caliphate deflected 9/11 anger to a
        liberal modern state where discos, bars, modern education and health services thrived along communities of Jews, Christians, Yazidis and other under Saddam Hussein which was an affront to Islam and sank more than Three Trillion Dollars and 5,000 soldiers leaving Islam’s agenda of carrying out their “prophet’s” command of establishing a global caliphate enforcing the “sharia” on the rubble of civilization, that much closer to
        accomplishment. Obama and the Saudis restarted the Cold War in reaction to (1) Putin’s open letter to Obama in the New York Times about Syria which obstructed the Grand Saudi Design (which is to carry out the commands of its “prophet” and establish a global caliphate enforcing ISIS style Sharia on the rubble of civilization). It also bent Obama’s nose by exposing White House vacuity. (2) Bandar of Saudi intelligence then went to Moscow to
        try and induce Putin to reconsider his support for Syria and opposition to the Islamic grand design. Putin sent him packing with a warning: That Russia would bomb the Q’aaba if Islam tried another Beslan at Sochi. There was, here, betwixt the US and Saudi Arabia, a congruence of bent noses motivated to harness the always dormant US predilection to fall prey to its own McCarthy-Hoover-Boston Witch Hunt proclivity driven propaganda. Russia bad,
        West good. Islam Bad but Turkey, Saudi, Qatar, Kuwait and Pakistan are good Islam. Imagine, if you can, the dividend for Islam if the US falls further upon its own sword than it did in Iraq? Saudi ambitions are now bent on further deflecting the rising wide spread anger against Islam to Iran from itself. Several retired Four Star Generals and Admirals have followed in Colin Powell’s foot-steps and testified before recent (within the last two months) Senate hearings that Iran is the danger and that Iran is the reason and source of ISIS as well as that ghost of a long defunct US-Pakistan Staff College of Guerrilla Warfare, that still haunts US propaganda, “Al Qaeda”. The Saudis may still get away with “Iran Bad, Saudi (aka ISIS, Boko Haram, Al Shebab, Taliban, Mosques,
        Madrassas, Pakistan et all) Good”, because US policy is driven by decision and opinion makers, as well as media, on Petro Dollar Pay Rolls, and the momentum of “Four legs good, two legs bad” built up in the psyche of
        the US Polyphemus is strong and easy to stoke. Even more than liberal modern regimes like the Baathists (Saddam Hussein and Bashar Al Assad), Saudi Wahhabiv Islam is ideologically committed to eradicate apostates” such as Iran (Shia), Jews and Christians, in this order. If the US, after throwing Syria to the wolves of Saudi-Wahhabi Islam, and recommencing the Cold War with Russia, now bogs down in Iran, Saudi Arabia would have advanced their “prophet’s’ agenda to near completion. As a strategist, I must admire Saudi Arabia for how they used their wealth to buy and use their ideological enemy (The US, NATO and Israel) against themselves.”

      • Felicia_The_Talking_Goat

        People don’t be fooled there are NO moderate freedom loving rebels in Syria!

      • Joe Giron

        Fsa a terrorist group,is a rookies target. Russia has the right to take them down.

      • shwepotaung

        Hey Lavrov, when you talk like a kid, act like a kid , think like a kid , you are still a kid right?
        So, any one who is against assad is a terrorist? assad barrel bombs children, so who is the terrorist?
        Lavrov, try to answer like a mature adult.
        No wonder Russia is still in the 19th century.

        • John Perk

          IS THAT WHY NATO AND USA,MY COUNTRY IS arming ,TRAINING CANNIBALS,i BET YOU ARE hungry,lack of Human Hearts to eat.

        • Walter Of Florida

          Yeah, shwepotaung, if it was me, I would already have sterilized the areas where the so called moderate rebels operate, including their women and children. Russia has got it right. And now with Iranian troops moving into Syria, I say within a few months, we will see stability in the region break out. Go Russia, go Putin.

        • hestroy

          You know absolutely nothing. Try to take a gun and go to protest in front of White house. And stop watching TV. You are already a braiwashed “barrel bomb”. Americans killed millions, so who is the terrorist? Assad is an angel compared to you.

      • Joseph Walsh

        If the world populations are brought into a devastating war…It will be because the governments dragged their own people into death and destruction.

      • Joseph Walsh

        As a u.s citizen i would just like to make this clear. After Iraq, Afganistan, Libya being turned into chaos…The u.s has NO moral high ground to stand on. #Hypocrisy

      • With Russia also pre-positioning military assets relatively close to
        Israel in preparation for coming Ezekiel 38-39 Russian [“Remote North”]
        led invasion of Israel. No doubt military assets also pre-positioned
        in Egypt.

        • John Perk

          Go read a book idi0t,Did Ezekiel saw hitler cooking zio-nist skums?

        • Walter Of Florida

          I guess you’ve never heard of the Samson Option, have you? Russia ain’t gonna phucq with Israel.

          • Ramsey

            Walter of Florida you’re a paid Russian troll. You’re English is very bad.

            • Walter Of Florida

              Is that the best you can come up with, Ramsey? It’s pitiful. Stay out of grown-up conversations. It should be “your”, not “you’re” which means “you are”. PIMP. Suck it up buttercup, you’re an uneducated idiot.

              • Peter Bos

                Sorry Walter but you’re wrong and not your wrong

                • Walter Of Florida

                  That doesn’t make sense at all.

        • Nick Angelopoulos

          You are at least 1000 years to early. 38 39 are after Armageddon and after Israel becomes a nation which won’t happen till after second coming, not before.

      • meow-meow-meow

        Washington says that Russia is worsening the crisis by killing islamist jihadist terrorists? Yeah… you have arrived America, you have arrived.

      • William Sweeney

        It is truly pathetic that this man was elected twice.

      • Reza Tavakolian

        TO THE RUSSIAN MILITARY. , Please do not bomb us, Please do not kill us. WE ARE GOOD TERRORISTS. If you do not trust us then ask Mr. McCain or the Zionist Republican member of U.S. congress. They TELL YOU WE ARE GOOD TERRORISTS.

      • Reza Tavakolian

        Thank you Russian air force and the Iranian military. American people totally support you in your war against terrorists.

        • George Salvador

          I HOPE YOU WILL WELCOME SOME REFUGEES FROM SYRIA IN YOUR HOUSE DO NOT COUNT ME WITH THE RUSSIANS OR IRANIANS WHO PRETEND TO BE GREAT AFTER THEY GOT A BIG DEAL FOR THEIR AGREEMENT” PEACE TREATY”

          • John Perk

            spoken like a true Khazar zio-nist SKUM,THIEVES LIARS AND MURDERERS as always.

        • Nick Angelopoulos

          No they don’t, American people don’t have a clue of what’s really going on.

      • atom

        the funniest thing of all is our own government is so packed with sociopathic liars that it makes these atheist murderers look like they are alright dudes(Russia and IRan)

      • Martin Tray

        We must impeach the traitor Obama…He has brought our nation to the brink of oblivion.

      • Joe Giron

        Rookies must kill all the terrorist including the obey trained by CIA,

      • EarthView

        These are lies. There are no Iranian troops in Syria.

      • Al Lenfield

        I don’t understand…..Why won’t we removed these moslems serving on our office especially the moslem prez ??

        • James A. Day

          I looked the man in the eye. I found him to be very straight forward and trustworthy and we had a very good dialogue. I was able to get a sense of his soul. He’s a man deeply committed to his country and the best interests of his country and I appreciate very much the frank dialogue and that’s the beginning of a very constructive relationship,” Bush said.

          • Val Kinling

            And Putin looked obama in the eye, thought “What a wuss”, and proceeded to take over the middle east while obama led from behind on the golf course.

            Funny thing, moron, when Bush was in office there were no Russian forces in the mideast.

            • John Perk

              Is that a FACT?which 1 is factual,now even a Lying JEW would have to admit,what idi0t Bush said.

              • Walter Of Florida

                John Perk, you need to chill out. Go eat you a couple of sausage biscuits or a Bacon, Lettuce and tomato sandwich, and be cool. Oh, and ham and cheese will make you feel better.

        • Reza Tavakolian

          I prefer a Muslim president to a Republican warmonger such as G.W. Bush.

          • Walter Of Florida

            Then you are a fool.

            • Nick Angelopoulos

              If you prefer a warmonger the You are the fool.

          • Al Lenfield

            moslems are NOT Americans !!! Your obola has proven that time and time again. So since you are a moslem pretending to be an American which you are NOT you are considered as my enemy.

      • Tim Leary

        Muslims and liberals are a waste of skin

        • James A. Day

          “I looked the man in the eye. I found him to be very straight forward and trustworthy and we had a very good dialogue. I was able to get a sense of his soul. He’s a man deeply committed to his country and the best interests of his country and I appreciate very much the frank dialogue and that’s the beginning of a very constructive relationship,” Bush said.

          • Val Kinling

            And Putin looked obama in the eye, thought “What a wuss”, and proceeded
            to take over the middle east while obama led from behind on the golf
            course.

            Funny thing, moron, when Bush was in office there were no Russian forces in the mideast. Now after 7 years of obozo, the entire world is in flames.

        • Reza Tavakolian

          Zionists and Republican Neo-Con are not human. They are animals and behave like animals.

          • Walter Of Florida

            Reza, wipe that ham juice off your mouth. Eat your sausage and be quiet.

      • Tim Leary

        Liberals and our fluck muslim boy are what is wrong with the world

        • James A. Day

          I looked the man in the eye. I found him to be very straight forward and trustworthy and we had a very good dialogue. I was able to get a sense of his soul. He’s a man deeply committed to his country and the best interests of his country and I appreciate very much the frank dialogue and that’s the beginning of a very constructive relationship,” Bush said

          • Val Kinling

            And Putin looked obama in the eye, thought “What a wuss”, and proceeded
            to take over the middle east while obama led from behind on the golf
            course.

            Funny thing, moron, when Bush was in office there were no Russian forces in the mideast.

            obozo has degraded America to the point that China and Russia are emboldened. Much like Chamberlain in 1938.

            When the next world war comes, I hope you are young enough to get drafted and be on the front line.

      • Tim Leary

        Putin is giving our inept muslim fluckup the one finger salute….fluck you muslim boy…..go putin go….

        • James A. Day

          “I looked the man in the eye. I found him to be very straight forward and trustworthy and we had a very good dialogue. I was able to get a sense of his soul. He’s a man deeply committed to his country and the best interests of his country and I appreciate very much the frank dialogue and that’s the beginning of a very constructive relationship,” Bush said

          • Val Kinling

            And Putin looked obama in the eye, thought “What a wuss”, and proceeded
            to take over the middle east while obama led from behind on the golf
            course.

            Funny thing, moron, when Bush was in office there were no Russian forces in the mideast.

            obozo has degraded America to the point that China and Russia are emboldened. Much like Chamberlain in 1938.

            When the next world war comes, I hope you are young enough to get drafted and be on the front line. And I hope you are captured.

        • Mecca

          I thought he sat at Rev. Wright church for 20 years. Make up your mind, is Obama a black liberation theology who indoctrinated by Rev. Wright, as you conservatives claimed during the election in 2008 or is a closet Muslim, bound to destroy America. You need to make up your mind.

      • Tim Leary

        Our muslim is a fluck up

        • James A. Day

          …I looked the man in the eye. I found him to be very straight forward and trustworthy and we had a very good dialogue. I was able to get a sense of his soul. He’s a man deeply committed to his country and the best interests of his country and I appreciate very much the frank dialogue and that’s the beginning of a very constructive relationship,” Bush said.

          • Val Kinling

            And Putin looked obama in the eye, thought “What a wuss”, and proceeded
            to take over the middle east while obama led from behind on the golf
            course.

            Funny thing, moron, when Bush was in office there were no Russian forces in the mideast.

            obozo has degraded America to the point that China and Russia are emboldened. Much like Chamberlain in 1938.

            When the next world war comes, I hope you are young enough to get drafted and be on the front line. And I hope you are captured. And I hope you suffer your communists jailers.

        • Mecca

          How can he be a Muslim when he sat int Rev. Wright pulpit for 20 years.

      • Martin Strickland

        I dont care who has helped who anymore, who is right or wrong in Syria,,,,,I just hope Iran gets their a$$es handed to them. Literally,,,,,,,,I hope they get blown off then handed back, same with Russia, the worlds greatest bald face liars.

        • Gaultier Jean-Paul

          Take it easy on the cocaine pipe, bro.. You are drunk + ignorant!

      • Tony

        WE, USA, WILL NEVER NEGOTIATE WITH TERRORISTS… WE WILL ONLY TRAIN THEM TO BE BETTER TERRORISTS. hahahahaha (In your face)

      • Harry

        The part about foreign troops going to Syria is completely fake. No source. What a worthless propaganda!

        • astoriava

          Iranian troops invited in by the legitimate president of Syria.

      • Jukwa

        “Russian warplanes, in a second day of strikes, bombed a camp run by rebels trained by the CIA …”
        GOOD! lol

        Suicidal SUNNI muslims of ALL STRIPES are the world terrorism problem!

        The world HAS NO TERRORISM PROBLEM with shia muslims!

        As was the case in Afghanistan & Iraq, the US warmongers ARM, TRAIN & FUND suicidal sunnis, who turn out to be the islamic terrorists!

        Even after US 911, which was caused by US-backed suicidal SUNNIS, the self-destructive Americans do yet learn the less to not arm, not train, not fund ANY sunni group!

        The Russians are wise enough to know that islamic terrorism are bred by SUNNIS of ALL stripes!

      • vince

        Will there ever be peace in the middle east? Will the human race live or die? Will all the Gods come together, and stop all this killing? I hope so, for all humanity.

        • Richard Moffatt

          I’m liking your sentiment Vince.

          • vince

            Goodness is about character- integrity, honesty, kindness, generosity, moral courage, and the like. It is about how we treat other people. all nations must follow those rules, Humans are by nature to complicated to be understood fully. So, we can choose either to approach our fellow human beings with suspicion or to approach them with an open mind, At the end of the day, we are solely responsible for success or failure. Humanity cannot expect to achieve new goals or move beyond there present circumstances unless we change?

      • Alex Adidb

        Russia didn’t create this mess, but US; including creating ISIL in Syria and ISIS in Iraq, supposedly to create a rebel group to fight and overthrow Assad to impose a puppet regime in Syria to serve US interest!

        • Val Kinling

          Hi ISIS muzzie. Ruskies are coming for you and there will be no rules of engagement. Enjoy your paradise with allah, pess be on him.

          • Alex Adidb

            This is the most stupid comments ever heard from anyone! One should not expect better from idiots!

      • K9Intl .

        How is it worse then we made it..????? exactly how worse and not round about answers actual fact’s….????

      • vmikid

        In the next 18 months Syria will be cut up into “Autonomous Republics” comprised of Kurds, Sunni and Shite/Alawite Republics with a central core somewhat like Bosnia. The core will be heavily influence by Iran and Russia. Kurds will be that big winners given that they will guard the Turkish Borders. Assad will be asked to leave with highly favorable conditions.

        • the professor of common sense

          Assad is not going anywhere at least with no promise that he never will be put on trial for war crimes.

          • vmikid

            They will serving pulled pork at the wailing wall before Assad goes on trial for war crimes.

      • Cesar Caoili

        the Russian’s & Iran should drive the ‘international group terrorist’ going eastside of Syria going further, this might create a wider war to other nation if they allow it,. Obama loves to talk, no action, no plan whatsoever making America weak & Russia is creating more alliance to other nation

      • Ron B

        Appears the Russians and even Iran needs to send some ground troops to Syria to fix the problems started over a decade ago by Washington. I have a feeling that in a years time the situation is Syria will be much different than the mess there today. President Assad’s army, along with Russian airstrikes, will have pushed the terrorists back and there will be greater stability in the area. Washington will be humiliated.

        • Val Kinling

          That is what happejns when morons like you elect a community organizer. Jimmy Carter can die in peace knowing he will not be considered the worst president in modern time.

          • Ron B

            Nasty little boy aren’t you. I didn’t vote for Carter or any of the winning losers the past 20 years. Bush the First, Clinton, Bush the Second and now Obama.

      • Rmat52

        Assad is staying, the CIA terrorist are going.

        • Val Kinling

          Hi muzzie.

      • Matthew Kirby

        When do the congressional hearings against Obama for treason begin? He supported the deal with Iran, he tried to get Argentina to sell them weapons grade Uranium in 2010, and he has aided and given comfort to known terrorist groups in Syria while he made up lies about he was bombing them into the stone age. He didn’t even shutdown their Islamic State facebook page for fear of hurting their recruitment of terrorists in the USA and Europe!

        • K9Intl .

          I agree time to hold our arrogant leaders respocible…either long prison or hang them…well stop future one’s from doing this stuff…

      • ali kimiai

        Are those the brides in back?

        • Fred

          No they’re probably American defectors that may return.

      • Randy Robertson

        This is the result of the Arab spring that Obama encouraged. Assad may be bad but the terrorists are worse. Obama has handcuffed the military in its response.

      • A B Chilling

        So it’s OK when the US supports its own murdering,corrupt dictators, but when someone else does the very same thing it’s OUTRAGEOUS.

        • ali kimiai

          They are both wrong and we all should be on the side of Good Deeds and the Good deeds here were the red lines. t.

        • Val Kinling

          Our dictators do not attack our allies.

      • Basansarnic

        ISIS IS ISRAEL, ISIS is Israel Secret Intelligence Service, it is a covert Mossad Army,
        Embattled Syria will now quickly drive out the Jew proxy invaders.
        As Syria is retaken (in as little as a matter of weeks) and ISIS pushed back into Iraq, they will be faced by Shias with Iran support to the east.
        Iran will join up with Russia in Baghdad, and the entire northern Levant will now be off limits to Jew and his evil proxy army.
        A giant military pincer like move is in the making.

        • ali kimiai

          and that would be the worse outcome for Humanity. Imagin a criminal Regime from Iran hand in hand with two other thugs, Putin and Bashar, controlling the daily lives of almost half a billion people in the region, What a catastrophe that would be?

          • amoo di

            ali, you need to stfu ignorant moron sycophant if you dont know who is behind millions of refugees and and catastrophic mayhem for past 5 years and who is beneficiary

        • Rachel Newer

          “isis is Israel” – LOL!! whoever said this needs a strightjacket! orderlies!! pls take the mad one off the internet

      • Basansarnic

        RUSSIA IN SYRIA: DOOM FOR GREATER ISRAEL
        ISIS IS ISRAEL, ISIS is Israel Secret Intelligence Service, it is a covert Mossad Army, a proxy army of Israel and it’s goal is to drive Muslims out of Greater Israel. But now Russia has landed Syria and conducted the first airstrikes against the enemies of Assad. This portends the END OF the drive for GREATER ISRAEL WHICH ENCOMPASSES MUCH OF SYRIA

      • Basansarnic

        In the meantime, Satanyahu is making his moves for Greater Israel, it is Bibi Netanyahu behind the terror war and the refugee crisis, it is this one crazy man pushing the United States into war with Iran. Netanyahu is the author of terror, he is the brains behind this middle east madness and proxy war.

      • Basansarnic

        Jew create chaos, the purpose of ISIS was to create chaos and allow the ethnic cleansing of Muslims from the area within Greater Israel. There was no real goal of an Islamic State, it the Jewish State taking over under the cover of an Islamic state false flag.

      • Basansarnic

        Hard to believe, right? Yeah, Jews have some big balls and they are doing exactly that. Seven million Syrian refugees have poured out looking for new homes – a manufactured crisis by the Jew and Israel. Russia has every right to intervene as they are the recipient of the crazy militant Muslims.

      • Basansarnic

        The United States military empire could be doing good in the world, but no, shameful America does the bidding of the banks, defense contractors, big oil, and Israel. The result has been catastrophic – so bad that Russia has landed on the western Levant. Good. F Israel, f the Jews, f their Greater Israel plan of Wrathchild.

      • Ko’hau Pasifika

        Someone should tell Obama that his community organizing will never work on a global scale. There are too many factors that dictate outcomes due to geopolitical issues.

      • Cheetahpop

        Just how far is Damascus from Har Meggido?

      • Dakota_Doc

        McCain is a moron. He was the key person in US government that worked with Turkey, Saudis, and our beloved ally Israel to create these terrorist groups to fight Bashar Assad and now we don’t know how to deal with the devil we created with our own hands. Just like back in the 80s when US created the Mujahedeen in Afghanistan with the help of Saudis to fight the Soviets and then these so-called “freedom fighters” became Al-Qaeda that attacked the US on 9-1-1. When will we get our head out of the sand and be on the right side in Middle East?

        • ali kimiai

          Moron is Obama who did not defend the red lines. Get your facts streight you Moron.

          • Dakota_Doc

            Do you even know what you’re talking about Ali? What “red lines” are you referring to? Go educate yourself before you open your mouth and insult others.

          • the professor of common sense

            Obama was wrong to make a “red line”. What happens in Syria is not a threat to the USA. Obama has as much business giving a red line in Syria as I have in demanding what you eat for dinner tonight.

          • James A. Day

            …..I looked the man in the eye. I found him to be very straight forward and trustworthy and we had a very good dialogue. I was able to get a sense of his soul. He’s a man deeply committed to his country and the best interests of his country and I appreciate very much the frank dialogue and that’s the beginning of a very constructive relationship,” Bush said.

      • alexlgago

        I like the Russian strategy kill anyone or any organization regardless what group or who side your on. That is the correct approach to take. Favor no side other than your own…that will end the fighting for sure. America should join in and take that approach with only two sides left USA and Russia everything else in the middle east is killed off.

      • Ron X

        Obama invited the Russian’s to join the coalition. Trump said let them have Syria. Why should we always do the fighting. Hey it’s not like Syria has any oil or for that matter anything we want but even if it did look at Iraq. We spent Trillions and they still have the oil. American needs to rid ourselves of dumb politicians and vote in successful business minded people to lead the country. Trump 2016.

      • Mohsen Samii

        Russia has no choice other than protect the sovereignty of Syria as the Western powers together with their so called Allies will have to bare the full force of the forces now emerging to wipe out their entire terrorist thugs. I wonder where are they going to place those terrorists who will be running away from Syria… maybe they will get together and decide to attack Saudi Arabia and other Persian Gulf countries who have been supporting them and the rest to Turkey and onward to into Europe.

      • ties

        Truth is America supports Terrorist to over throw countries ,,in this case Syria. In Ukraine America over throw the government and used NAZI’s wearing swastikas. America needs a new government and needs to arrest reporters and media for lying to the American people….. America is destroying the world

        • Garry Compton

          The problem is that Obama in 2013 – signed into Law – the Propaganda Law – it is now legal for the US Gov. to use any Propaganda ” Against” the citizens of America. DBA as Liars ! This law in the past was only legal in EU and other parts of the World to sway public opinion towards America. So the Obama administration has made it legal to screw the American people – Again !

      • Sam Gu

        WWIII at doorstep

        • the professor of common sense

          Good. With so many of the American public liking Kim Kardashian and Kylie Jenner, there is a lot of trash that needs to get nuked in America.

      • dn32844

        Iranians and Russian are going into Syria to end chaos CIA has created. When the U.S. shamefully goes 10 thousand mile out of its borders, murder people by thousands in order to change a regime, others in the region have every right to fight back. The U.S. government has been fighting, or pretends to be fighting, Talibans for twenty years and instead of killing Talibans its bombs keep killing innocent people. ISIS is another result of the U.S. interference with internal affairs of another country as it Libya. Single bully in the world has created more mess than when we had two super powers. Russia and China need to unite in order to bring some peace back to the world by ending era of a single superpower world..

      • George

        China to Participate in Airstrikes Against CIA Proxies in Syria Alex Jones’ Infowars: There’s a war on for your mind!
        Infowars‎ – 22 hours ago

      • Chuck Lynch

        Foreign fighters in Syria are considered moderate rebels? Wake up folks, the mainstream news media is lying to you on every count.
        These so-called rebels are nothing more than foreign invaders from Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Chechnya and former Soviet Central Asia…this stuff has nothing to do with having democratic grievances with Assad……wake up folks!!

        • alexlgago

          Chuck…you got it rite… Saudi Arabia has fueled this war in Syria. Yet, American leaders like John Boy McCain support arming rebels like he didn’t learn his lesson in Afghanistan when we armed the moderates.

      • aeligos

        Most will not ever accept this matter of fact, but Iran-China-Russia coalition is on the good side of things. OTAN must fall.

      • Richard Moffatt

        So I wonder if the US backed mercenary rebels will step up their barrel bomb attacks on Syrian citizens?With the Iranians now entering Syria the Rothschild Zionists will now be chewing the carpet- GREAT! Assad is not the butcher -its the US and their allies-yes including the UK! Putin has the situation sussed – it’s more reason for the Rothschild Zionists to hide in their stinking bank vaults. The ghosts of Lincoln, Kennedy, the Iraqi 1000,000 dead and the 9/11 victims will be haunting them to dissolution! Suffer you reptiles!

      • TecumsehUnfaced

        The Texas Republican, Roger Williams, speaks from the right wing twilight zone. He has no understanding that sock puppet Obama’s predatory policies is what made this ISIS mess that more responsible parties are finally moving to clean up.