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US failed to persuade moderate opposition to withdraw from Al-Nusra-controlled areas – Lavrov

US failed to persuade moderate opposition to withdraw from Al-Nusra-controlled areas – Lavrov

Jim W. Dean – The US coalition kept the opposition groups intermingled with al-Nusra, so that when some opposition people got bombed “they” could claim the ceasefire had been broken and start shipping advanced weaponry to the opposition as they threatened, a breach of the ceasefire themselves.

US can’t keep pace with Russian submarine deployments – top Navy official

US can’t keep pace with Russian submarine deployments – top Navy official

Jim W. Dean – This is a huge story. We have a top Naval admiral publicly admitting that Russia’s military expansion, is really just the expected defensive response to NATO aggression toward Russian borders, confirming VT’s editorial position on this from day one.

Germany grants Turkish request to allow for prosecution of comedian who joked about Erdogan

Germany grants Turkish request to allow for prosecution of comedian who joked about Erdogan

Jim W. Dean – Merkel just stepped in some doo doo on this one, giving her political opposition a perfect foil to put a spotlight on her “accommodations” with Turkey at the expense of German citizens’ free speech rights.

US concedes Russian ‘constructive role’ in Syria

US concedes Russian ‘constructive role’ in Syria

Jim W. Dean – Assad counterattacks by charging bad faith on those still demanding he step down, when the Geneva mandate was for all opposition parties to be involved, which certainly included him, and he gently reminds us that the Syrian-Russian military progress is “helping” the political process.

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