Intractable US/Russia Agendas in Syria

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Intractable US/Russia Agendas in Syria
by Stephen Lendman
Russia intends pursuing diplomatic conflict resolution no matter the futility of trying. “We are not giving up and will spare no effort to have…Security Council resolutions (on Syria) implemented,” Sergey Lavrov explained.
America’s sole objective is regime change. No alternatives exist. War won’t end until it prevails or unless Russia and Syria defeat its scourge militarily. 
Diplomacy with an adversary bent on world conquest and dominance represents an exercise in futility. Whatever America agrees to, it systematically breaches, at times straightaway like in Syria.
Irreconcilable differences separate both sides. Endless diplomatic talks won’t change things. Why Russia persists knowing they won’t succeed defies explanation. Lavrov himself admitted Washington sabotaged Geneva ceasefire terms he worked tirelessly to implement.
Kerry explained where Washington is headed, saying it wants “the grounding of Syrian and Russian combat aircraft” in designated areas – giving US-led “coalition” warplanes exclusive aerial rights over strategically important Aleppo airspace to support terrorist operations against Syrian ground forces.
On Tuesday, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said Washington breached what it agreed to in Geneva, proving again it can’t be trusted.
Assad said liberating Syria will deal a major blow to US imperial ambitions. It’ll motivate other oppressed people to rebel for freedom.
He accused Washington of imposing its will forcefully on independent nations it doesn’t control, threatening world peace. Challenging its agenda may be humanity’s only chance to survive.
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Stephen Lendman was born in 1934 in Boston, MA. In 1956, he received a BA from Harvard University. Two years of US Army service followed, then an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in 1960. After working seven years as a marketing research analyst, he joined the Lendman Group family business in 1967. He remained there until retiring at year end 1999. Writing on major world and national issues began in summer 2005. In early 2007, radio hosting followed. Lendman now hosts the Progressive Radio News Hour on the Progressive Radio Network three times weekly. Distinguished guests are featured. Listen live or archived. Major world and national issues are discussed. Lendman is a 2008 Project Censored winner and 2011 Mexican Journalists Club international journalism award recipient.