Western media: Russia has won without firing a shot
MOSCOW — RIA Novosti, Victor marakhovskii. The formal outcome of the decisive strike Western countries on Syria are summed up. Russia has offered to condemn the attack to the UN Security Council. Three permanent members of the security Council (they are the participants of the attack) were against it. The draft resolution was not adopted.
In the real world facts figures, too, are in General installed: released 103 missiles. However, the President of the United States D. trump promised that they will be “new and clever”, once again beat all — flew mostly elderly “Tomahawk”. On the approach to all strategically important objects of their polls knocked the elderly of Syria’s air defense systems developed in the Soviet Union just to deal with the “Tomahawk”.
The British fired eight missiles “Scalp” — but, as proudly noted in Bi-bi-si, “each one was five meters in length”. In addition, they are newer: they were developed only twenty years ago.
Unclear history with the French: by the conviction of the leadership of France, they have released eight “Scalps” with fighters and three ships. However, the Russian armed forces cynically note that any French “Raffale” in the sky was not. So it is possible that these allies have received credit for the participation conditional to maintain a collectivist spirit.
Damage: the most successful it all fell on unused buildings in the provinces of Damascus and HOMS in the sense that there are missiles and bombs managed still managed to reach the surface of Syria. Otherwise, despite the surprise attack and the fact (strongly emphasize American officials) that “Russia is not even warned:
— was killed not one civilian;
— not lost a single soldier of the Syrian Arab army;
— was not destroyed, no aircraft or helicopter CAA;
— there was not one accidental pregnancy in the area of responsibility of Russian air defense systems;
— does not hurt either one used the airfield of the Syrian armed forces;
seventy one hundred three rockets lost.
The actual effect of the campaign was even lower than the attack on the airbase Shirt a year ago, while 59 “Tomahawk” managed at least a) to ruin a few planes, b) damage to the taxiway, moving the airfield out of action for a few hours in) to kill some Syrians.
At the end the facts because the expert group of the Organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons arrived in Syria only after several hours after the RAID. Namely, it must establish, happened, actually, in that decisively answered the United States. And what exactly happened in the city Council.
Therefore, the main battle unfolded after impact — and, as expected in our strange era, it happened in the media space. The battle boiled around the question of how to understand what happened.
Donald trump, Theresa may, and Emmanuel macron insist that it was muscular and precise retaliation. That the objectives are achieved and capabilities of the monster Assad laughing to produce chemical weapons to poison its people are sharply reduced. And what if he’ll try again very devastating Kara will visit, despite Russia’s objections, because the time for negotiations has passed.
The press of Western countries in moguchest and sokratitelnoj cart not sure. Huffington Post, for example, bitterly says that:
1) the Stated objectives of the trump had to prevent the “murderous behavior of Assad and to show the slope of his patrons — Russia and Iran. But none of the goals are not achieved.
2) All potentially significant military and administrative purposes was the time of the attack under the Russian “umbrella” that tramp was afraid to be hurt.
3) In the end, Assad “will not stop the offensive,” and Russia is “not challenged”.
In an editorial comment to Reuters “the Main danger in Syria — Russia” reported that:
1) Assad “almost won a six-year war” and does not intend to stop;.
2) Moscow, warned in advance that “in the case of a threat to the life of the Russian servants will lose not only missiles, but also their media,” transformed the campaign infinite justice into something pointless. Because, the author notes, neither Russia nor the U.S. is not interested in this battle among themselves in Syria. Moreover, they are not interested even to show each other their latest missiles and missile systems — why feed the enemy information. Therefore, over the deserts and mountains of the ancient country fought by an ancient iron hoplites cold war of the last Millennium.
3) the Final sense. Even worse: it is now clear that the United States can certainly pull to Syria a lot of big scary ships and even customized carrier. And spend a lot of the old rockets. But it will be not so much a demonstration of power, as a “demonstration of the impossibility of demonstration of power.” But Russia, as usual, “shows a master class of how to achieve your limited forces”.
That is Russia, not even firing a single salvo of their s-400 and “Shells”, effectively established the framework within which the West, its picture is not obeyed.
Note that this is not all according to some kind of “Russian state propaganda trying to save face of the Kremlin.” It’s a British-American authoritative media see.
However, other, also authoritative media of the same countries regularly rejoice and fulfill the version trump — may — Macron. Bloody tyrant learned a lesson, if necessary, can repeat, and so on.
…All this confirms the sad version made by us on the eve of the attack: “In fact, the only explainable by the engine what is happening is some goddamn universal HYIP, from which the elite of the West can not escape. Moreover. One gets the impression that the actual results anticipated punishment is useless. It seems the Western leaders, would satisfy the application of a crushing blow in a virtual shooter if they had the opportunity then to convince his audience that the enemy suffered heavy losses”.
As a result, we are witnessing a schizophrenic picture. On the basis of viral videos that have no independent confirmation, was raised in the air with real planes and released real rocket.
Was spent, according to various estimates, from 70 to 150 million real dollars.
However, all this real Marauder in the real world no one is hurt. And what’s more — in fact it took only in order that in the virtual world (where chipout, twitt and share interpretations) someone convinced his audience that he has the primary signs willed.
It is gratifying that the US government and subordinate powers yet still separates its internal medievalesque from the harsh reality. And “the feast of disobedience of Russia” held in specifically designated areas.
But the whole thing is this. The next generation of Western leaders can not distinguish where it ends and PR begins the real war. And it makes our real world less safe and more anxious.