- Thu Apr 06, 2017 5:52 pm
Phaedrus wrote:I don't know if Putin set him up, because I don't know why he would, but I have questions about Assad's guilt. Things were going his way, so why would he want to screw things up like this. It may very well have been a strike on rebel gas supplies, but on our end it is starting to look like Gulf of Tonkin.
Was just a thought because of everything else going on. I can't see Assad doing it either after what Tillerson said. As you said Assad's excuse makes some sense as well.
With Putin meddling in everyone's business around the world so they say, makes it not so far fetched he brought some juice over and set the stage for this to draw not just us but the world into the battle. Putin could care less who dies. Same could be said for Assad I suppose. Guess we'll have to see how the vote goes at the UN.
Another theory would be Putin and Assad together did it to bash Obama since his administration bragged they resolved the issue of chemical weapons without force.
It's not that what you say is wrong, it simply a matter of perspective.
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