World Exclusive: Iran Will Send 4,000 Troops To Aid Bashar al-Assad’s Forces In Syria -- The Independent
US urges Britain and France to join in supplying arms to Syrian rebels as MPs fear that UK will be drawn into growing Sunni-Shia conflict.
Washington’s decision to arm Syria’s Sunni Muslim rebels has plunged America into the great Sunni-Shia conflict of the Islamic Middle East, entering a struggle that now dwarfs the Arab revolutions which overthrew dictatorships across the region.
For the first time, all of America’s ‘friends’ in the region are Sunni Muslims and all of its enemies are Shiites. Breaking all President Barack Obama’s rules of disengagement, the US is now fully engaged on the side of armed groups which include the most extreme Sunni Islamist movements in the Middle East.
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My Comment: No one else is reporting this news, but I know that The Independent has good sources in Iran and their reports are usually correct. As for this Iranian deployment .... I suspect that this is only the first contingent .... that more will follow. This also changes the dynamics on the ground completely .... both in Syria and in the Middle East. To put it bluntly .... we are on the verge of a Sunni-Shiite war in the Middle East.