The Dire Situation in Syria

Wed, Oct 5, 2016 - 8:36am

Through the weekly posting of these Batchelor-Cohen podcasts, we've spent the past 2.5 years keeping you abreast of the deteriorating crisis of The New Cold War. After the ceasefire agreement in Syria three weeks ago, there was hope for détente and cooperation. Instead, events have taken a turn for the worse and we stand at the precipice of outright war and disaster.

As you consider the events in Syria, be sure to recall how this all began. At the behest of the Saudis, the U.S. began in 2014 to demand that Syrian president Assad be overthrown. A "red line" was drawn but, thankfully, the U.S. backed down and did not directly intervene militarily. Instead, the US set out to arm and train forces to fight the Syrian military. And who are these "forces"? They are primarily Saudi-backed and aligned either directly or indirectly with Al-Qaeda.

Pause here to think about that because this is something that is NEVER mentioned in the American media. Simply put, 15 years after 9/11, the US military is arming and training Al-Qaeda terrorists to fight a proxy war against Syria. Wouldn't this be an excellent subject in the US presidential debates? Perhaps this would be a question that a moderator could pose:

"Senator Clinton/Mr. Trump, fifteen years after the attacks of 9/11, it is now US policy to arm and train Al-Qaeda terrorists in order for these same terrorists to fight a proxy war for us, designed to destabilize and ultimately bring down the Assad regime is Syria. In arming and supporting the same terrorist group that perpetrated the single worst attack ever seen on US soil, the US is now openly risking hot war with Russia. Senator Clinton/Mr. Trump, do you support this policy and why?"

But, of course, that question will not be asked. Ever. All while the US Department of Defense openly states that it will not follow presidential orders to work side-by-side and share intelligence with Russia in Syria, which was the primary pillar of the ceasefire agreements of three weeks ago.

The proxy war in Syria has now disintegrated into an extraordinarily dangerous situation with meetings today in Washington to discuss direct US military action designed to hunt down Assad. Can you even imagine the reaction from the War Parties in Russia and Iran to this escalation from The American War Party? Truly, we stand at the precipice of disaster.

Once again, I beg you to listen to this week's Batchelor-Cohen podcast. It is the ONLY source of consistently objective and honest Cold War reporting anywhere in the western media. Please stay informed of these events and be prepared for any outcome. Beside that, the only remaining task is to pray for peace in the hope that The New Cold War does not become World War Three.


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Oct 5, 2016 - 8:39am



Oct 5, 2016 - 8:40am

And in the 2nd half of the show

John says he can no longer hold back and he unloads all the he knows about Syria, Turkey, ISIS, etc. A MUST LISTEN.

Oct 5, 2016 - 8:53am

In reaction, Russia delivers

In reaction, Russia delivers and stages S300 anti-aircraft missiles to Syria:

Oct 5, 2016 - 8:59am


gotta love militarism right?

man, was I brainwashed.

Oct 5, 2016 - 9:16am


I took the liberty of asking this question in the open debate format.

Why are we supporting the same terrorists that killed Americans on 911?

15 years after 9/11, it is now US policy to arm and train Al-Qaeda in order for them to fight a proxy war for us, designed to bring down Assad Regime. Why do you support this policy?

Submitted by: Steven H.
Oct. 5, 2016, 9:15 a.m.
Issue area: Foreign Policy & Military

I had to condense it.

Please vote for it.

Oct 5, 2016 - 9:18am


gotta stop this nonsense, like Mr T says get talking to Vlad.

Oct 5, 2016 - 9:19am

Questionable source but worth being aware about it.

“Military Told To Prepare for Tactical Nuclear Exchange with Russia in Syria!

Stateside Military Told to Prepare for Intercontinental One-for-one Nuke Exchange”

by Newsroom

“Military members from the United States who are in and around Syria have been calling their families back in the states telling them, “We have been told to prepare for a tactical nuclear exchange with Russia in Syria and forces at home in the US have been ordered to prepare for one-for-one intercontinental ballistic missile exchange(s) with Russia once the fighting breaks out in Syria!” Further, those conversations have included warnings to families to immediately RELOCATE away from US Military bases which are expected to be targets of any intercontinental attack.

Oct 5, 2016 - 9:40am

Turd - Where do you get this link

The links provided prior to broadcast on TFMR don't bring me to a Batchelor site. The one I use supposedly provided a live broadcast but at the appointed time, my broadcast included interviewss on the debate and with the likes of Larry Kudlow.

What am I doing wrong?

Oct 5, 2016 - 9:44am
Oct 5, 2016 - 9:45am


Last night's discussion was pushed back on the schedule due to the VP debate.

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