Carlo José Vicente Caro, contributor to our news section, analyses “The Syrian Dilemma” in an article published by the Huffington Post.
“After the tragedy of 9/11 President Bush said: “We will make no distinction between the terrorists who committed these acts and those who harbor them.” This means that terrorists and their collaborators are on the same level. So should it really be irritating that Russia is targeting the collaborators of al Qaeda? And shouldn’t our hawks be irritated that it is Turkey which forms part of NATO the one that has been allegedly helping all of these groups? And this is not just a problem with Turkey. A few years ago the Minister of Justice of Kuwait openly called for people to finance jihadi movements in Syria. And there’s not enough time nor space to get started on Saudi Arabia and Qatar!”
Full article HERE.
CARLO JOSE VICENTE CARO has an M.S. in Security Studies from Northeastern University in Boston and an M.A. in Islamic Studies from Columbia University in New York.