Senator John McCain (R-Ariz., photo) says it is “shameful” that NATO hasn’t acted to suppress the unrest in Syria. At an event sponsored by the Atlantic Council, McCain continued beating the war drum for American military intervention in yet another Middle Eastern civil conflict.
“Is it now the policy of NATO that we will stand by as rulers kill their people by the thousands, and our alliance won’t even discuss what we might do to help stop them? This is shameful,” McCain told the Capitol Hill crowd gathered to discuss the upcoming NATO summit to be held in Chicago in May.
For his part, current Secretary-General of NATO Anders Fogh Rasmussen claims that the military alliance has no plan to begin any operations in Syria. The former Danish Prime Minister went on to say that he “does not envision” such an intervention.
While stating that NATO strongly condemns the brutality of the Assad regime, Rasmussen told reporters in February that he believes that “the allies find that a regional solution to the problem in Syria is the best way forward."
According to insiders, the deployment of NATO forces to Damascus is not on the official agenda for the summit in Chicago. Obviously, Senator McCain is dismayed by NATO’s reluctance to fly the flag of globalism over camps in Syria. He declared:
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