April 10, 2018

Jim Hanson: Trump should turn Assad's assets into "smoking rubble"

John CardilloRebel Host | Off The Cuff

On last night's episode of Off The Cuff Declassified, Jim Hanson of the Security Studies Group joined me to discuss how President Trump should respond to Bashar al-Assad's use of chemical weapons. 

Low-level missile strikes have failed to deter Assad, Jim explains that if Trump is going to inflict real punishment he must destroy Assad's prized possessions and critical military assets. 

WATCH my interview with Jim to see how Trump can learn from the way Ronald Reagan dealt with Libya under Gaddafi. 

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commented 2018-04-11 00:29:42 -0400
John Cardillo—-You Americans are smart in many ways, but never seem to learn by recent history.
How is Trumps decision of expelling 60 Russian diplomats on the word of the clueless Theresa May, who now we find out she had no proof that Putin poisoned the former spy.
Assad didn’t do it, just ignore that part of the world and they might do everyone a favor and destroy each other.
commented 2018-04-10 20:43:40 -0400
Why is there no talk what so ever of rebel/isis terrorists being responsible? Why does it have to be only Assad who could have done it?

Is Jaish Al-Islam backed by the Saudis, Turkey and Qatar or not? Answer, “yup”.
Has Jaish Al-Islam ever been responsible for chemical attacks in the past? Answer, “yup.”
Is Ahrar al-Sham backed by Turkey and Saudi Arabia? “yup”.
Chemical attacks, “yup”







Sam Hill good Tucker commentary.
commented 2018-04-10 19:21:47 -0400
This is a horse sh#t commentary. Amazing how war hawks are so ready to bomb and kill without proof, especially since this same scenario last year proved to be false. Remember weapons of mass destruction? How many innocent lives were destroyed with that lie? Anyway Tucker Carlson nails it.
commented 2018-04-10 17:43:18 -0400
Iain Foulds you do realize Iran has pledged the destruction of Israel right? Do you expect them to just let it happen?
commented 2018-04-10 17:42:35 -0400
I am skeptical as well, but Assad needs to quit working with Iran.
commented 2018-04-10 17:39:08 -0400
Stephanus they are not saints, nor is Putin.
commented 2018-04-10 17:07:59 -0400
Every Conservative news site I have been on in the last few days has mentioned this event of the gas attack, and their articles all point the finger at Assad. However, reading through the comment sections of the same Conservative websites, many of the readers are far wiser than the writers of the articles.
We can say Assad did it, we can assume he did and maybe he did. Maybe Russia did. Maybe Iran did. And maybe Israel did. Maybe Saudi Arabia did. But to claim Assad did authorize this gas attack without offering any evidence at all other than “Assad did it” is bogus. Show us the proof that Assad was behind it from multiple independent sources. When I can see the evidence, then I will decide.
Remember the Iraq war started on falsified evidence as well that was not corroborated from multiple independent sources.
The U.S.A. does not need another war as much as some arms dealers and greedy billionaires may want it. Does President Trump want more dead Americans on his conscience so he can tell the dead soldiers families they died for a worthy cause in Syria? I doubt it. I sense something rotten underneath it all similar to the supposed poisoning of former Russian spies in Britain, again, an incident where no proof was given just a “trust us Russia did it” from the British government; the very same same government that has turned a blind eye to Islamic violence that is running amok in Western society.
commented 2018-04-10 15:57:29 -0400
I love when couch commandos talk about" we should … bla,bla,bla" .How about find out what happened ( like the same BS Sarin gas lie from last year) before you talk about blowing people up?Will these twits apologize when this lie is exposed?The Rebel is losing the script fast, which sidecare you on, the head chopping Quranikazes or the Syrian government who protects Christians?
commented 2018-04-10 14:47:00 -0400
… Sorry Cardillo. You think that you are against the Deep State, but you have fallen for their narrative.
… Israel is clear that it wants the US to attack Syria. That is the Deep State in action.