Muslim born and muslim raised (muslim adoptive father) Mr X "president" Barry Barakeh Hussein Obama Soetoro Dunham (or whatever) seems to be 100% scrupulous when it comes to a simple choice between: 1) supporting the Saudi dictator family and muslim terrorist, or 2) supporting suffering people in Syria by stopping muslim terrorist attacks. He chose to bomb Syrian soldiers who fought against attacking Islamic State terrorists.
Obama helps IS and the Saudi dictator family to worsen the human catastrophe in Syria while the Saudi dictator family continues (with Obama's helping hand) its bombing of schools and hospitals etc. in Yemen.
According to Syria’s official SANA news agency, the bombing took place on al-Tharda Mountain in the region of Deir ez-Zor and caused casualties and destruction on the ground.
Obama's boots on the ground: Al-Qaeda and Islamic State.
Pentagon: “We are aware of the reports and checking with Centcom and CJTF (Combined Joint Task Force).”
US Central command: “We are aware of the reports and will provide further information when available.”
The Russian Defense Ministry said on Saturday that the aircraft which carried out the bombings had entered Syrian airspace from the territory of Iraq.
Four strikes against Syrian positions was performed by two F-16 jet fighters and two A-10 support aircraft, it added.
“If the airstrike was caused by the wrong coordinates of targets then it’s a direct consequence of the stubborn unwillingness of the American side to coordinate with Russia in its actions against terrorist groups in Syria,” Konashenkov stressed.
The Defense Ministry also confirmed a report by SANA that an Islamic State offensive began right after Syrian Army positions were hit from the air.
"Immediately after the airstrike by coalition planes, Islamic State militants launched their offensive. Fierce fighting with the terrorists is currently underway in the area of the airport where for a long a time humanitarian aid for civilians was parachuted,” Konashenkov said.
The Syrian General Command has called the bombing a “serious and blatant aggression” against Syrian forces, and said it was "conclusive evidence" that the US and its allies support IS militants.
Earlier on Saturday, Russia accused the US of being reluctant to take measures to force rebels under its control to fall in line with the terms of the Syrian ceasefire.
Numerous Russian appeals to the American side remain unanswered, which “raises doubts over the US’s ability to influence opposition groups under their control and their willingness to further ensure the implementation of the Geneva agreements,” senior Russian General Staff official, Viktor Poznikhir, said.
Poznikhir also said that the truce is being used by the militants to regroup, resupply and prepare an offensive against government troops.
Last week, Moscow and Washington agreed to influence the Syrian government and the so-called moderate rebel forces respectively in order to establish a ceasefire in the country.
Since then, Russia has repeatedly complained that the US is failing to keep its part of the bargain. The US, on its part, has blamed Russia for not pressuring Damascus enough to facilitate humanitarian access to Syria.
Thursday, June 23, 2016
Why do friends of Syria hate Syria to an extent that they want to bomb it?
More than 50 U.S. mid-level diplomats have sent a memo through the State Department’s “dissent channel” to a likely sympathetic Secretary of State John Kerry, advocating an American bombing campaign to bring down Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. The memo concluded, “It is time that the United States, guided by our strategic interests and moral convictions, lead a global effort to put an end to this conflict once and for all.”
Many supporters of bombing Syria are precisely those who opposed taking down Saddam Hussein who had used chemical weapons to mass murder some 100,000 Kurds. Moreover, although there are no evidence of Assad having ordered the use of chemical weapons, there are strong evidence linking the Syria crisis and the bloodshed and suffering to the Saudi dictator family.
Assad’s government is the only legitimate government in Syria and, as the sovereign, has the legal right to seek international support as it has from Russia and Iran. There is no such legal right for the United States and other countries, such as Saudi Arabia and Turkey, to arm Syrian rebels to attack Assad’s government.
The dissent cable advocates what it calls “the judicious use of stand-off and air weapons,” which, the signatories write, “would undergird and drive a more focused and hardnosed US-led diplomatic process.”
Inside Syria, both the United States and Russia are battling the Islamic State and other jihadist groups seek to overthrow the Assad government. But while the U.S. is supporting muslim terrorist groups, Russia is backing Assad and waging a broader fight against these terrorists, including Al Qaeda’s Nusra Front.