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It remains to be seen if these demonstrations reach the same level of intensity as those currently happening in Venezuela. Would the EU continue to demonize Maduro for the way he is handling unrest, yet look the other way when Greece also uses heavy handed methods to deal with its own social unrest?
What a great set of circumstances for a nervous trigger finger to spark a major international incident.
We must wonder who was supposed to receive this ammunition? It could have been an organized crime customer, but there are also quite a few people who are not happy with the Greek government as well. -Brian Ghilliotti
Meant to say: "Israel's excuse will be to go after Hezbollah". Speak text. Watch for a steady build up of Arab armies with Western forces already there under the guise of an excercise.
I agree with this analysis. This will be especially true if it will become next to impossible for the United States to compel the Turks into accepting the existence of the various Kurdish entities on its southern border. This will effectively close the east-west leg of the Gulf based pipeline planned for Syria. This will be more likely if Iraq is successfull eradicating the ISIS presence within its own borders. It will be harder for the US to justify its presence there, and Iraq may open up more and more to Iranian influence. The Gulf monarchies may chose to run its planned pipeline westward within Saudi territory, through Jordan, and terminating in a "liberated" southern Syria. They will expect the bulk of the fighting to be handled by combined Western and Israeli forces, but the staging areas for the western forces will be in Jordan. This will include sizeable components of Gulf Arab militaries, to make the operation look more justified under a coalition umbrella. Is real will stage in the goal on Heights area and have an opportunity to take southern Syria and all of the hydrocarbon resources that have been discovered there. His rules excuse will be to go after Hezbollah.