Category Archives: Russia

Anyone For Oatmeal?

There is no question that out of the rubble that was once the Soviet Union, a major military power, there has now emerged a new Russian military that is able to wage war. Russia is displaying modern military equipment in Syria, it is demonstrating an ability to organize military action against an enemy. It is clear there is now a new Russian military that is quite effective. However, President Vladimir Putin continues to feel neglected by the world. No American official is hailing his efforts in Syria to destroy enemies of President Assad.

“I don’t understand how the US criticizes Russia’s actions in Syria.” He is scornful of President Obama’s unclear policies of war in Syria. Putin feels these policies reflect a leader who has “oatmeal in his head,” in other words, is simply mush. The US insists that Russia work with it in destroying ISIS while Russia seeks to destroy the other forces which oppose Assad.

To put it simply– there is no clear policy in Syria, and there is no likelihood of any coherent action in the future.

The Holy War Now!

I am constantly told by Americans who want boots on the ground in Syria as long as they are not their boots, that the fiasco in Syria is Obama’s follies. I am informed that America is losing the Middle Eastern war–the exact one is not usually identified– because Russia is now in the Middle East. Al-Qaeda has now issued a call for a jihad, and guess what, for the first time it is NOT against the US, but dear old Russia. “The new Russian invasion is the last arrow in the quiver of the enemies of the Muslims.”

So, here is the good news, we Americans just don’t rate at the level of Russians. We are now a second rate power which will suffer the consequences of not having their young men die. God Bless Putin, but out hearts go out to those who will die in a war far from their homeland, far from their wives, but close to the power demands of Vladimir Putin.

Please Putin, proceed before us, take the limelight on center stage.

Putin Moves His Queen Chess Piece

Vladimir Putin is a chess player and the game today is taking place in Syria. He has moved his chess pieces -planes, soldiers, missiles –into Syria. He is convinced this show of force will intimidate and defeat groups such as ISIS, but especially Syrians who hate Assad and want him to leave the office of president. It is a big gamble for Putin. One might say, a chess game which is truly–winner take all. What most probably will be the outcome of this chess game?

1. Russian troops will die. That is the bad news. The good news is that in authoritarian Russia, the populace is cowed and will not protest.

2. Russian troops at this moment have high morale. That sense of being in charge will rapidly change to one of being beleaguered.

3. The Russian air bombing simply can not and will not work. This approach to dealing with guerrillas has failed time after time.

4. Most probably at some moment, Putin will force Assad to leave. Putin does not handle defeat very well. Entering Syria is a lose-lose proposition and someone has to take the blame– Assad.

Vladimir, Welcome To Bomb Town

Well,the Putin boys have arrived in town only to receive a warm welcome from ISIS,the Free Syrian Army and just about every bomb crazy person in the Syrian conflict. Captain Mustafa of the Free Syrian Army is happy at the opportunity to blast away at Russians,and over at ISIS headquarters, the welcome mat is out for any and all Russians. Since the Russians are more interested in democratic forces opposed to President Assad, their main focus has been upon groups that seek the end of Assad rather than on ISIS which seeks the end of everyone, and that includes Russians.

Back in 1980, the Russian army marched into Afghanistan feeling they were on a picnic. Eight years later, after the death of thousands–of Russians, the Russian army meekly marched out. Captain Mustafa noted about Russians: “you don’t know what you’ve got yourself into.”

Explaining Syria

Recent events in Syria have not been discussed in the American media, aside from calls for “more boots on the ground” Few American analysts have given the public an understanding of what is transpiring in Syria.

1. President Assad is frightened. He is scared of his allies in Iran. Assad now grasps that the Ayatollahs in Tehran are ready to dump him and get what they can from Syria.

2. The Iran Revolutionary Guard has grown powerful in Syria to the point where it is making decisions about the country’s future. The Iranians believe they no longer need Syrians in leadership positions.

3. The Alewives, from which Assad comes, are not the same type of Muslims as those in Iran. As one noted, “They are turning us back a thousand years. We don’t wear headscarves and we aren’t Shiites.”

4. Assad fears that Hezbollah will carve out a piece of Syria that borders Lebanon and just forget about Syria.

5. So, Assad has called in the Russians to balance Iran.

6. And, Putin wants Syria to be close to Russia so if Iran gains power in Syria, goodbye Russia!

March On Mother Russia

Latest reports indicate that Russian troops are now in combat alongside their Syrian buddies. Of course, their allies in this glorious war to defend Mother Russia against the hordes of Islamic terrorists, are troops, who for one reason or another, support the regime of their glorious leader, President Assad. As Karl Marx once said, history all too often repeats itself as farce. It was thirty five years ago that Russian troops, then representing the Soviet Union, marched with happy looks on their faces into Afghanistan to support Communist leaders. Today,they march to assist the incompetent, authoritarian, un-loved government of President Assad.

Vladimir Putin is the Donald Trump of Russia. He has a “plan,” he knows how to win, he is a job creator, he will win because he has always won. Only,this time, thousands of Russians will die. Western infidels will NOT defeat Islamic believers. So, march on and on and meet the doom that awaits Russian soldiers in Syria.

Russia’s Afghanistan??

During the 1980s, when Vladimir Putin was an obscure operative for the Russian secret police, the KGB, a Russian Communist leader decided to come to the aid of some Afghan Communists and sent Russian troops into the land. About ten years later, and thousands of dead Russian soldiers later, the Russians departed that land of sorrow. Now, there is another Russian leader, Vladimir Putin, who has decided to send in the troops, this time, not to Afghanistan, but to Syria. Putin insists his soldiers will mainly be members of the air force or navy,no boots on the ground.

So, welcome, Vladimir to the mess in Syria. Send in your troops, sent in your air force, send in your navy. There will come a day when some Russian soldiers will be killed on the streets of Damascus,and Vladimir will demand revenge.Again Russian troops will die.

Barack, just remember, there is NO western solution to the mess in Syria, remain out and let them fight it out. In the end, Muslims must solve their own problems.

Oh Dem Tricky Americans!

There are moments when I wonder what it would be like to live in the world of Vladimir Putin in the beloved land of Mother Russia. Member of the Russian legislature proved that Russian legislators are even crazier than those in America. He apparently is a secret member of the Tea Party. According to Deputy Vyacheslav, the reason NASA revealed information about possible water on Mars was it was an attempt to capture the headlines and prevent Putin’s speech to the UN General Assembly being the main feature of the day.

According to him,”Putin’s speech, of course, was the central element of the UN General Assembly meeting.” It makes one wonder whether some Tea Party folk ought to head for Russia since there are plenty of fellow nut cases in that land. How about Ted Cruz running for President of Russia??

Vladimir On Center Stage

There is only one place that makes Vladimir Putin feel comfortable or welcome,and that is center stage on the world. He went to the United Nations and actually,not only talked with President Obama, but shook his hand. Putin is ready for action, whether it be attacking gays and lesbians in Russia or attacking ISIS in Syria. Of course, the great Russian army has yet to actually take the stage in fighting people since the 1990s when it bombed to hell ‘terrorists’ in Chechnya. Since then it has handled gays and lesbians with firmly, as well as women who sing songs that Vladimir does not like.

Anyway, there are now Russian planes in Syria,and Vladimir is ready to have his ‘advisors’ empower Syrian soldiers to bomb the hell out of Syrian towns, kill some thousands of civilians, and somehow, end the war in Syria. At this point in time,Obama is ready to welcome just about anyone to fight against ISIS. Has he considered:

1. Ted Cruz might lead fervent Christians into battle for the Lord.

2. Or, Scott Walker now has time to actually fight someone who can shoot back. After all,he handled unions with great talent.

Just imagine, Ted Cruz and Vladimir Putin leading Christians into battle for the Lord!

Putin Pontificates On Everything

Lost in the incredible coverage of Pope Francis in New York,there was also another important world figure in town, but nobody paid much attention to the man whose mouth roars defiance to just about anyone who dares to challenge his views on world events.Macho man Vladimir Putin was in town,and he had words of advice for everyone. First, he wants the world to know that President Bashar al-Assad is the key figure in halting the spread of violence in Syria. Putin is shocked that western news sources claim Assad is guilty of something related to ‘war crimes.” I do know there have been reports of some sort of war crimes going on in Syria, but until Vladimir explained the true story, I somehow blamed Assad.

“Speaking as former member of the KGB, “I can tell you this kind of assessment is an active measure by enemies of Assad. It is anti-Syria, propaganda,”and anyone who follows my twitter or Facebook account knows that I already have exposed this terrorist attack on an innocent man who loves one and all. Well,if Vladimir says Assad is a good guy,who am I to contradict the wisest man on this planet??