Day: August 27, 2013

Obama’s Bluff

Geopolitical Weekly TUESDAY, AUGUST 27, 2013 Stratfor By George Friedman Images of multiple dead bodies emerged from Syria last week. It was asserted that poison gas killed the victims, who according to some numbered in the hundreds. Others claimed the photos were faked while others said the rebels were at […]

From R2P to R2A

Source: Asia Times: The ”responsibility to protect” (R2P) doctrine invoked to legitimize the 2011 war on Libya has just transmogrified into ”responsibility to attack” (R2A) Syria. Just because the Obama administration says so. On Sunday, the White House said it had ”very little doubt” that the Bashar al-Assad government used […]