Originally posted by whodeyThe USA is in a lot of back pockets.
Here is an interesting article discussing possible Saudi involvement in the conflict with Assad. The Saudi's have been supplying weapons to the rebels, and rumor has it they gave them chemical weapons to set off in Syria.
If so, it w ...[text shortened]... ke they hated Saddam. In fact, the Saudi government paid for Desert Storm to fight off Saddam.
Originally posted by moon1969How is it in the interest of the US to "hammer" Assad? Do you wish Al Qaeda to defeat him so that they can take over his stockpile of chemical weapons?
An obviously biased website (it is intended and suppose to be), and arguably stretches the facts and characterizations, but does not appear to be full of blatant lies. A seemingly legitimate website. Refreshing for you.
However, the basic assertion of the specific article you cite is merely hearsay and anecdotal, and really more of a wishful conspiracy ...[text shortened]... ical weapons on its own people.
It is clearly in the US interest to hammer Assad on this one.
Originally posted by whodeyIf the US supports the Free Syrian Army, then the FSA they won't need Al Qaeda's support and will not allow them access to the weapons.
How is it in the interest of the US to "hammer" Assad? Do you wish Al Qaeda to defeat him so that they can take over his stockpile of chemical weapons?