Ideology: Russia’s key policy goal is blocking American efforts to shape the region.
Why is Syria so important to Russia?
Russia leases a naval facility at the Syrian port of Tartus, giving the Russian navy its only direct access to the Mediterranean, Mankoff said.
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President Putin has pulled away the curtain exposing the real reasons why the US government has been very reluctant to a strong commitment in destroying ISIS, watch the videos below for a better understanding
Why is Crimea so important to Russia?
Crimea is strategically important as a base for the Russian navy. The Black Sea Fleet has been based on the peninsula since it was founded by Prince Potemkin in 1783. The fleet’s strategic position helped Russia defeat Georgia in the South Ossetia war in 2008, and remains crucial to Russian security interests in the region.
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Does anybody see a pattern here?
Monkey with a Grenade or “Rifle”
“The West handles the Islāmic world the way a monkey handles a grenade,” Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin tweeted. This reminded me of a video that many of us have seen. The situation could create a incredible instability in the region or possibly a larger scale war. Does the world want a monkey controlling this situation or some one who is poised, calm, and certain about returning stability to this part of the world.
Russia doesn’t believe revolutions, wars and regime change bring stability and democracy. It often points to the Arab Spring and the U.S.-led war in Iraq as evidence.
Russia also doesn’t trust U.S. intentions in the region. It believes humanitarian concerns are often used an excuse for pursuing US Government’s own political and economic interests.
Why is Syria important to China?
“It is known that China has joined our military operation in Syria; the Chinese cruiser has already entered the Mediterranean, [and an] aircraft carrier follows it,” he said.
Lebanese political sources close to the Syrian regime and Hezbollah also told al-Araby al-Jadeed that Chinese fighters would “take part on Russian raids on Syria in a matter of days”.
“China’s aircraft carrier is docked in the Mediterranean with Chinese soldier on board,” said our source, adding that the decision might be due to the alleged presence of Chinese rebels with the “Turkistan Islāmic Party”, already fighting in Syria.
Iran’s support for the Syrian regime is one of the key elements safeguarding the survival of Syria’s embattled president Bashar al-Assad, who has fought a fierce anti-government uprising since Spring 2011.
Why does Iran support Syria?
The relationship between Iran and Syria is based on a unique convergence of interests. Iran and Syria resent the US influence in the Middle East, both have supported Palestinian resistance against Israel, and both had shared a bitter common enemy in the late Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein.
The “Axis of Resistance”
The US-led invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq in the years after the 9/11 attacks greatly sharpened the regional fault-lines, drawing Syria and Iran even closer together. Egypt, Saudi Arabia and most of the Gulf Arab states belonged to the so-called “moderate camp”, allied to the West.
Syria and Iran, however, formed the backbone of the “axis of the resistance”, as it was known in Tehran and Damascus, an alliance of regional forces that was to counter Western hegemony (and ensure the survival of both regimes). Though not always same, the interests of Syria and Iran were close enough to allow for coördination on a number of issues…………see more here.
After 72 Hours – Success
The preceding video exposes that Russia has been able to carry out what US led force have been unable to do over the course of this last year. The question needs to be asked why is this the case? The following clip reveals the reason behind this.
Who Created ISIS
If we look closer to this issue it’s about a balance of power and who controls the oil. The last video gives real good insight as to the agenda of the US government. It’s not about creating democracies in the middle east, it’s about controlling the flow of oil to the world. This last video shares Henry Kissinger’s views on Obama’s role in the middle east conflict.
He who controls the oil along with it’s food supply controls the world.
Quote by: Henry Kissinger
The evidence has been presented: What is happening in Syria is very important issue for the entire world. I will let you the reader draw your own conclusions.