Americans should vote for Donald Trump as president next month or risk being dragged into a nuclear war, according to a Russian ultra-nationalist ally of President Vladimir Putin who likes to compare himself to the U.S. Republican candidate.
Vladimir Zhirinovsky, a flamboyant veteran lawmaker known for his fiery rhetoric, told Reuters in an interview that Trump was the only person able to de-escalate dangerous tensions between Moscow and Washington.
By contrast, Trump’s Democratic rival Hillary Clinton could spark World War Three, said Zhirinovsky, who received a top state award from Putin after his pro-Kremlin Liberal Democratic Party of Russia (LDPR) came third in Russia’s parliamentary election last month.
Why does he think so? Did you read this article on the proxy war in Syria? Here is what is happening. Syrians democratically elected Assad as their president, but Assad is more aligned with Russia than the US.
The US wants to topple the Syrian administration just as they did in Libya, Afghanistan and other countries. To do that, the US administration (Obama) and the State administration (Clinton) funded and armed rebel groups in Syria. This is now the ISIS we know.
Russia is in Syria trying to stop the rebels while the US is in Syria to support the rebels. The to other day, the US bombed Syrian military positions killing 70 soldiers and allowing the rebels to advance against them.
The rebels are now holed up in Aleppo, a place with between 50,000 and 200,000 civilians. The actual number cannot be ascertained as the area is controlled by rebels. Russia and Syria gave the citizens and rebels a chance to walk out of Aleppo without arms so that those who remain be the rebels. This way, they can fight without endangering the lives of the Civilians.
The US rejected this claiming Russia was forcing rebels to surrender and that people in Aleppo should be free to live where they want, even though the civilians were fleeing Aleppo towards the Syrian Military for protection. The Citizens are clearly in support of Assad and Russia.
The other problem is, when the rebels saw the civilians escaping, they started shooting at them because they would loose that ‘protection’. As long as they hide among civilians, Russia and Syrian Military will not launch attacks.
So here is where we are. Russia has given the US an ultimatum that should it fire at any Syrian Military positions, then Russia and US are at War. On the other hand, the US (which is not invited to Syria anyway) has given Russia and ultimatum that if they fire into Aleppo (claiming Russia is targeting Civilians) they will be at War.
During the Debate on Sunday, Clinton said she has no problem going to bomb Syrian military positions. So clearly….if Americans vote Clinton, the situation in Syria will escalate very fast.