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Rob: I've followed this war closely since 2011. From the beginning it was obvious Assad was going to be the lesser of evil, something we deal with every day in our decision making. About a year into the civil war, Dateline went to Syria, the reporter sat with Syrian Rebel and a Al Quadi member, terrorist as we know them. The Syrian man told the Dateline reporter we brought in Al Quadi because Americans wouldn't help. They gave the reporter a video to watch over night. When she returned the next day, she ask who are the men on the tape you executed, with a laugh they replied Assad Soldiers, she pointed out they weren't wearing uniforms, again they laughed. From that interview on in 2011 it was obvious that the Syrian Rebels against the Assad Regime were now going to be ruled by Terrorist. Obama had made a Red Line statement which he took a lot of flack over, after Chemical Weapons were used. By 2012, Assad was still doing interviews with American reporters, Assad said the rebels are bad people that want to overthrow the country, not the majority of citizens. " One man doesn't have this much power" was his words. As we learned in Iran, Gaddafi's Military turned on him, mostly because for whatever reason. President Obama sided with those rebels, disastrous decision, Libya became a breading ground for Terrorist, Caliphates were established. We all recall Benghazi, if Obama and Hilary had just said we are having a covert operation giving guns to who we consider the good guys, we can't say anything more other than sadly 4 American lives were lost. No hearings would have taken place. In 2012, Assad announced to the world on TV, yes we have Chemical Weapons, we are in the middle of a revolution, war is every where. I invite any country that wants to come and get these weapons, help yourself, it's a dangerous place. Shortly after Putin did send in forces and removed what Chemical Weapons they could. Meanwhile the rebels/terrorist has gotten a hold of Chlorine Bombs themselves, it was reported the rebels had used them on citizens that wouldn't join them. The so called Syrian Rebels and Al Qaeda traveled through the country killing everyone that wasn't Muslim, something Assad never did, that wasn't what this war was over, some say it was Water Shortage. The name changed of the terrorist no less than 5 times over the years until we settled with ISIS. Meanwhile, since the ISIS forces had grown so large, weapons acquired from Libya, some grown to air rockets that could take down any Aircraft, now a well organized uniforms of Black they decided time to invade Iraq, they knew Obama had pulled our Troops out of Iraq. Fact: The President of Iraq called President Obama and told him 20,000 terrorist are heading to Fallujah, I need you sir to launch Air Strikes and stop them before they arrive , mine you now, a army of 20,000 grouped together, President Obama refused to help Iraq, we know the story from there. Russia did assist Iraq before we sent any troops back in, but just in the consultant capacity. Family members of mine ranking soldiers had to go. I'll end this comment which few will have read, since Microsoft Study shows our attention span has dropped to 8 seconds, a Meme gets more attention than a factual comment, educating Americans from a Bias Media. Assad did invite Russia to help, he never invited us, once President Trump took office, communication between the USA and Russia brokering with Assad, we all defeated ISIS in Syria. The sad part, Syria is the home of the oldest know building in the world, they have been blown to hell and won't be back. The history of the world and modern man erased from the planet. Why does Russia have interest in Syria, not for the resources, for the Mediterian