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Putin It To Obama

By Donald A. Moskowitz


October 13, 2015
Tuesday AM

Letter to the Editor:

President Putin just put it to President Obama concerning the situation in Syria.
They had a discussion about military involvement in Syria, and Putin convinced Obama the Russian air units in Syria would help with attacks on ISIL. However, Putin never considered attacking ISIL because his military forces are in Syria to bolster the Assad regime, and therefore they are bombing the U.S. backed anti-Assad rebels; and Russian ground forces are attacking the anti-Assad forces.

The U.S. supplies the moderate anti-Assad rebels with arms and then the Russians bomb them and their equipment. The arms suppliers in the U.S. and Russia have to be laughing all the way to the banks.

Once again, President Obama has placed the national security of the U.S. in jeopardy in order to placate another country. This subservience syndrome will embolden our potential adversaries in the world to test our military posture.

Donald A. Moskowitz
Londonderry, NH

Received October 12, 2015 - Published October 13, 2015

About: "Donald A. Moskowitz holds a B.S. in Science from The Pennsylvania State University and an MBA from Babson College. He served over six years in the U.S. Navy as an enlisted man, then an officer. He has close to 40 years experience working for a number of corporations in various executive positions, including Division Manager and President of companies. Currently he is retired and actively involved in a number of civic organizations."


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