In President-Elect Obama’s “perfect world” he would sit down with terrorist supporting Syrian President Assad and WHAM,BOOM, sweet talk him into switching sides, breaking with the terrorists and becoming a terrorist fighting nation. A noble goal, but “perfect worlds” only exist in fairy tales and economic textbooks. What Obama and his anti-Jew crew of foreign advisers forget is that the Middle East does not operate like the rest of the world. For over one thousand years Bagdad, Cairo and Damascus have been fighting for supremacy of the Arab world. Submitting to US wishes would political suicide for Assad as it would make him look weak vis a viz Egypt. Read more below:
Syria Can’t Be Flipped by Michael Rubin
Michael Rubin, editor of the Middle East Quarterly, is a senior lecturer at the Naval Postgraduate School and a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute.