The real reason the US is seeking peace in Syria – they have their back against the wall.
No more CIA-supplied guns for ‘moderate’ rebels
No wonder Washington is suing for peace
Let’s cut to the chase: The closing of the Azaz corridor, a major supply artery for the “moderate rebels” in Syria, should be viewed as a crippling military defeat for the United States.
As analysts have pointed out, US Secretary of State John Kerry repeatedly implored Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov to keep the Azaz corridor open.
The New York Times now explains why Kerry was so anxious:
Mr. Kerry enters the negotiations with very little leverage: The Russians have cut off many of the pathways the C.I.A. has been using for a not-very-secret effort to arm rebel groups, according to several current and former officials. Mr. Kerry’s supporters inside the administration say he has been increasingly frustrated by the low level of American…
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