Thursday, September 15, 2016

Pentagon Officials Still Sceptical On Working With The Russians In Syria

The Hill: US general expresses skepticism over Russian cooperation in Syria

The top U.S. general in the Middle East expressed skepticism over whether the U.S. and Russian military could work together to target the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.

"I'm hopeful but I'm very realistic about what is before us," Army Gen. Joseph Votel, the commander of U.S. Central Command, said Wednesday at a conference in Washington hosted by the Institute for the Study of War.

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WNU Editor: The Pentagon chief has endorsed the deal .... Pentagon head voices support for State Dept. deal with Russia in Syria (The Hill).

More News On Pentagon Concerns On Working With Russia In Syria

Pentagon grudgingly accepts Syria deal amid deep mistrust of Russia -- Washington Post
US plans to shift military assets to Syria in Russia deal -- AP
Aligned with Russia in Syria, Pentagon awkwardly treads on new terrain -- Reuters
U.S.-Russia military cooperation in Syria poses dangers -- Jim Michaels, USA TODAY


RRH said...

Who should ne suspicious of whom?

RRH said...

Aizino Smith said...

The Pentagon chief is a political appointee.

I think he came standard issue with pull string, batteries and kneepads.