August 26, 2014

Don't Cooperate with Assad

Michael Totten, World Affairs Journal

The Associated Press

The US is considering air strikes against the Islamic State in Syria as well as Iraq and the Syrian government says any unilateral action that isn’t coordinated with Damascus will be seen as an act of aggression.

President Bashar al-Assad would be perfectly content, however, to have the United States fighting on its side.

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TAGGED: Bashar Al-Assad, Syria, ISIS, Islamic State

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