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Obama Sides With an Unlikely Ally in Syria

Joe 145 Wrote: Aug 15, 2012 5:55 PM
Either President Obama is in well over his head, or else ...... Well, I would rather believe that he is in over his head. Both are bad news, but the else worries me more than anything else.
A recent intelligence leak confirms something that regular readers of this column already know: that the Obama administration has officially authorized covert support of local "rebel" groups, through government agencies like the CIA, with the goal of destabilizing and subverting the Bashar al-Assad regime. The interesting consequence is that al-Qaeda is among the groups President Obama's directive now supports.

Just think about this for a minute. The president of the United States, according to an intelligence leak initially reported by Reuters, has secretly authorized support of an undisclosed nature for armed fighters in a region, including members of the...