Thursday, February 11, 2016

Russia’s Prime Minister Medvedev Warns of New World War if US, Arab Troops Invade Syria

And in other news...Kris Jenner Calls Kim Kardashian a ''Big Mouth'' After She Tells Caitlyn About Kendall's Victoria's Secret Fashion Show ...

Ah, that schtick never gets old.
Now back to threats of world war from Sputnik (all caveats apply):
As Turkey and Saudi Arabia edge closer to sending ground forces into Syria at the behest of the United States, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has warned that an escalation of the conflict could lead to world war. 
During an interview with German newspaper Handelsblatt, Medvedev warned of dire consequences if the United States and its allies abandon Syrian peace talks in favor of deploying ground forces. 
"All ground operations, as a rule, lead to permanent wars," he said. "Look at what is going on in Afghanistan and a number of other countries. I don’t even mention the ill-fated Libya....MORE
A few days ago Hezbollah was also warning the Saudis. From PressTV:
Ground incursion into Syria, Iraq opens gates of hell: Hezbollah Brigades
We last heard that turn-of-phrase from the Arab League in 2002.

You can probably tell I don't believe Saudi Arabia is going into Syria.

Seriously, the Saudis seem to have their hands full with just the Houthi tribesmen in Yeman, I can't imagine them going up against Russia's T-90 main battle tanks, Su-35 fighter planes and S-400 anti-aircraft missiles, each of which is the best of its kind in the world and all of which are in Syria right now.

So, I'm thinking it's just talk when we see this at al-Arabiya: "Saudi’s decision to send troops in Syria ‘final’"
Here's an Su-35 showing off that we first posted on in 2012. It caught the attention of U.S. Generals: