Russia has been able to derail the plans of the US in the Middle East by supporting the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and fight back the Daesh terrorist group, also known as ISIL or ISIS, an American political activist in Maryland says.
“Russia is still a world power, but not as strong as the US. Yet it has been able to thwart the plans of the US hegemon in the Middle East by supporting the Assad regime and fighting back ISIS, as well as brokering cease fires in Syria,” said Myles Hoenig, who ran for the US Congress in 2016 as a Green Party candidate.
“To the US, who the ‘other side’ is has never mattered, as long as their objective, [which] removing Assad, prevails,” Hoenig told Press TV on Wednesday.
“We see as far back as WW ll, the US supporting Nazi officers and scientists in their own ideological struggle against the Soviet Union, and as recent as the 80’s supporting the Taliban in Afghanistan, also in…