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But, But, This is the 21st Century….

Osama bin Laden:

“When people see a strong horse and a weak horse, by nature, they will like the strong horse.”

Lord Palmerston:

“Nations have no permanent friends or allies, they only have permanent interests.”


BEIRUT – The Syrian Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) has asked Russia to support it in its fight against ISIS as well as the Al-Qaeda affiliated Nusra Front.

 YPG chief Sipan Hemo told Sputnik Türkiye—which is owned by Moscow—that his fighting force requested arms from Russia as well as general military coordination, according to a translation of the interview prepared by Turkey’s Anadolu news agency…..


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