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Tuesday, July 23, 2013

World War 3? US, Russia Announce Plans To Arm Opposing Syrian Sides

By Susan Duclos

The announcements came out from both the U.S. and Russia, that both countries were moving ahead with with plans to arm Syria, opposing sides of course.

The U.S. will be arming the Syrian rebels and Russia will be arming the embattled Syrian President Bashar al Assad.

House of Representatives Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers said on Monday " We believe we are in a position that the administration can move forward," with arming the Syrian rebels.

Simultaneously, Russia's foreign minister Sergei Lavrov left a meeting with Assad and his representative Qadri Jamil said "All agreements between Russia and Syria in the area of arms deliveries are in place," and continued "The contracts continue and are in force."

The weapons Russia will be transferring to Assad are S300 surface-to-air variety.

What we have here ladies and gentlemen is a U.S. proxy war with Russia, in Syria.

Is this the start of World War 3?