Saturday, February 04, 2012

Why did Russia and China veto the UN resolution against Syria's Bashar?

Russia and China have, as expected, vetoed the U.N. draft resolution backing the Arab plan calling on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to resign.

Why have Russia and China done so? Because birds of a feather flock together -robbers, thieves and murderers have to support each other.

The Russiana nd Chinese regimes fear that if such a resolution goes from the UN re Syria today, it could come from the UN to Russia or China tomorrow.

Further, Russia and China calculate (correctly) that vetoing the UN resolution will make them closer friends with Syria while Bashar's regime lasts.

The question is how long the regime will last.

And the problem with such realpolitik-based decisions is that whenever the Bashar regime falls, Russia and China will find themselves the more firmly and completely out of Syria.

The US was apparently "disgusted" by the vetos. But what did it expect? Russia and China should never have been admitted to a body whose basic values and constitution they do not respect. Sphere: Related Content

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