Syrian rebels want no-fly zones, just like the Libya rebels got. But the US remains unhelpful, stumbling about, clueless about what to do. We supported the Assad thugs for decades and seem odddly unconcerned about the coming possible destruction of Syria’s largest city.
“America will pay a price for this,” [a rebel spokesperson] said. “America is going to lose the friendship of Syrians, and no one will trust them anymore. Already we don’t trust them at all.”
I listened to an interview last night on Bloomberg with that aging war criminal Henry Kissinger, who despite his bloodthirsty ways, genuinely understands the nuances of foreign policy. He said the US has no discernible plan or goals in the Middle East and is completely right.