Russia Sells Out Syria: Proposes Federalization of the Country and Busting Off A Piece for Greater Kurdistan (Rojava)

by Scott Creighton (H/T Penny)

(first a little background)

Well, I hate too say I told you so.

“Meanwhile, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has insisted just the other day that Syrian Kurds be allowed to participate in the next round of peace talks. Apparently Russia wants to help the Kurds (our new beloved Freedom Fighters) break off a piece of a sovereign nation for themselves.” Scott Creighton April 2016

In fact, I’ve told you many times.

Russia Sells Out Syria – Opens Syrian Kurdistan NGO Offices in Moscow as Balkinization Process Begins Feb. 2016

Even provided nifty graphics, this one from Ekurd (who got mad at me for writing about the “Bust Off a Piece of Syria” plan before they were ready to go public):

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Over at Penny’s place (Penny for Your Thoughts) she has posted an article about Syria rejecting a Russian proposal for Kurdish federation. According to the new proposal, three cantons would be federalized as sovereign territory for the Kurds: Jazeera, Kobani and Afrin. As it just so happens, those three cantons just happen to make up what the Kurds refer to as “Rojava” or… “Western Kurdistan” as seen in the image above. You will notice a piece of Turkey is “Northern Kurdistan” a piece of Iraq is “Southern Kurdistan” and that leaves one more, if you follow the logic, and that is “Eastern Kurdistan” which will have to be scratched from a little existing country in the Middle East called “Iran”

Here’s what Wiki says about “Rojava”

On 16 March 2016 its de facto administration self-declared the establishment of a federal system of government as the Federation of Northern Syria – Rojava (Kurdish: Federasyona Bakurê Sûriyê – Rojava‎, Arabic: منطقة الإدارة الكردية في شمال سوريا‎‎, commonly abbreviated as NSR).[17][18][19] While entertaining some foreign relations, the NSR is not officially recognized as autonomous by the government of Syria[20] or any international state or organization. The protagonists of the NSR consider its constitution a model for a federalized Syria as a whole.[21]

Also known as Western Kurdistan (Kurdish: Rojavayê Kurdistanê‎)[22][23]

The Russians have been positioning themselves to help the Kurds steal part of Syria for a while now. It started back in February of this year when Russia’s envoy to the UN, Vitaly Churkin, made a statement about how President Assad better get on board with Russia’s plan to bust up Syria on behalf of Greater Kurdistan or he would “face dire consequences”

Russia’s envoy to the U.N. on Friday warned long-term ally President Bashar al-Assad over his vow to retake all of Syria, saying he faced dire consequences if he did not comply with Moscow over the peace process…

If they in some way stray from this path — and this is my personal opinion — a very difficult situation could arise. Including for themselves,” he warned.” al Arabiya, Feb. 19 2016

Not long after that the Russians allowed the Kurds to open an unofficial embassy in Moscow.

Kurdish groups in Syria have opened a representative office in Moscow, as the Kremlin continues to push for Syrian Kurds to be part of peace talks in Geneva, Russian state news agency Itar-Tass reported on Wednesday.

The Kurdish representative centre will function under the auspices of a Non-Governmental Organization. Russia’s Foreign Ministry told Tass that does not envisage opening a Syrian Kurd embassy at the momentNewsweek

Today we have recent news from Penny’s site about a Russian plan to bust off a piece of Syria for the Kurds that was rejected by the Syrians.

The documents, obtained by Al-Monitor, included a memorandum of intent regarding the possibility of the Syrian government’s granting Syrian Kurdistan “special status within the framework of Syria.” The delegation was tasked with finding a solution to the Kurdish issue in Syria by having the parties agree to the memorandum.

Salih Gedo, secretary-general of the Democratic Party of Syrian Kurds, attended the meeting. “The Russians had a document ready. It was in our favor. They wanted federalism in Syria while reinstating the rights of Kurds. We accepted all of the [stipulations] and suggested some additions.”

According to Gedo, the Syrian government’s delegation did not accept the agreement, saying it would split the country… al Monitor

The Russian written agreement that was rejected by Syria contained 5 key proposals, one of which involved changing the name of Syria. The second one is listed below:

2. Recognition of the democratic self-rule system in the cantons [of Jazeera, Kobani and Afrin, which are currently controlled by Kurds] and acknowledgement that members of the self-rule [system] represent the interests of all national and religious groups in these areas, and acceptance of all decisions issued by the legislative council of these cantons.

As you can see, that is the three cantons that make up “Rojava” or “Western Kurdistan” as the Greater Kurdistan crowd likes to call it.

The US and Israel have been pushing for the creation of Greater Kurdistan for some time now. It’s the foundation of what Condi Rice called the “New Middle East” all those years ago and it’s been the biggest yet least covered foreign policy agenda of the current and previous presidential administrations. The following map was prepared by Lieutenant-Colonel Ralph Peters. It was published in the Armed Forces Journal in June 2006. It came from his book Never Quit the Fight and was describing the “new Middle East”

In 2014 a more up to date version was posted by proponents of the US/Israeli plan:

Kurdistan

I think it will look more like this:

NEW map

AS you can see, all three maps include the three cantons of Syria. The only difference with mine is that it stretches further north in Turkey to the Black Sea. That way they can use and control one single pipeline to run from the Black Sea all the way down to the Persian Gulf which would be a tremendous economic and geopolitical boon for the Kurds.

In April of this year, Amb. John Bass made it clear the Kurds were ethnically cleansing certain areas of Syria under the guise of fighting “ISIS” so they could take as much of the country for themselves as they possibly could now that BOTH the US and Russia were on board with the Greater Kurdistan plan. I covered that story as well.

The U.S. ambassador to Turkey has called on Kurdish rebels to lay down arms and end violence in Turkey.

Ambassador John Bass also said Thursday that the United States does not provide weapons to a Syrian Kurdish militia group, which is affiliated with Turkey’s outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party – or PKK.

Bass said Washington was sensitive to Turkey’s concerns over the Syrian Kurdish militia group and opposed any efforts by the group to change the demography of northern Syria “under the guise” of battling the Islamic State group. It was a reference to Turkish accusations that the Syrian Kurdish group is purging the area of Arabs and Turkmens. WBAL

This new development Penny uncovered is an important one. For those who still think Russia is the knight in shining armor in this conflict, it’s time to wake up. Russia did nothing to help the people of Libya. They do nothing to help the people of Yemen. And they did jack squat to help the legitimate revolution that has been taking place in Iraq for the last couple of years.

What Russia wants is to get in on the ground floor with a potentially powerful Middle East player: Greater Kurdistan. And they will do whatever it takes to see to it that Greater Kurdistan is forged from the remnants of 4 Middle Eastern countries, just like the US is doing.

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10 Responses

  1. Kurds and Israelis are allies.

    • To establish an independent Kurdistan is to establish a second Israel amidst Arabs. That (plus oil considerations) is why the Western Empire is so much in favor of an independent Kurdistan.

      I don’t know why Russia favors the project. Perhaps the Russians are cowards who hope that by collaborating with the Empire they will avoid war with the Empire.

  2. Not sure if it’s fair to say the ‘ebil Rooskees’ are selling out Syria. Maybe it’s a shit sandwich of a compromise, but in the greater scheme of things it sure looks like a much better option than WW3.

    Even with Russian/Iranian support it seems like the Syrians are having a real tough time re-taking ground. They’re not making much progress. As long as the Geehawdee cannon fodder pipeline is flowing Assad knows it’s going to be a meat-grinding war of attrition just to consolidate his western territories. And then there’s the Turks, Israelis, and Kurds to deal with in the rest of the country…yikes.

    Besides Syria, ol’ Vlad has more pressing concerns such as NATO massing on his western border. Imagine how 1941 would’ve played out differently had Barbarossa been launched from well-developed bases in the Baltics and western Ukraine instead of starting way back in Poland and Romania. No doubt the Rooskees are more concerned with defending Moscow than holding one isolated base in Syria.

    Say what you will about Putin, but he’s not stupid. I think he’s playing to win in the long term. Time (and geology) is on his side. After all, perhaps this Greater Kurdistan project will be short-lived? Especially if it pisses off Erdogan enough that he finally bails on NATO and hops on the BRICS bandwagon.

  3. Not sure if it’s fair to say the ‘ebil Rooskees’ are selling out Syria. Maybe it’s a shit sandwich of a compromise, but in the greater scheme of things it sure looks like a much better option than WW3.

    Even with Russian/Iranian support it seems like the Syrians are having a real tough time re-taking ground. They’re not making much progress. As long as the Geehawdee cannon fodder pipeline is flowing Assad knows it’s going to be a meat-grinding war of attrition just to consolidate his western territories. And then there’s the Turks, Israelis, and Kurds to deal with in the rest of the country…yikes.

    Besides Syria, ol’ Vlad has more pressing concerns such as NATO armies on his western border. Imagine how 1941 would’ve played out differently had Barbarossa been launched from well-developed bases in the Baltics and western Ukraine instead of starting way back in Poland and Romania. Say what you will about Putin, but he’s not stupid.Time (and geology) is on his side. Perhaps this Greater Kurdistan project will be short-lived?

  4. I don’t see this happening. Turkey will not go for it, Syria won’t go for it, Iran will not go for it, Iraq will not go for it they have one area that is Kurd controlled, they will not want to see the area enlarged. And despite these articles Russia has no interest in a Kurdistan happening ever as it would allow the west’s pipeline a route which will slash Russian sales. We will see.
    On another note, congratulations on getting a lawyer, hope all goes well!

  5. Hey Willy
    thanks for the nod and link too!

    and I see more people are warming to the reality- finally

    to be fair and honest.. the Russian idea appeared to vary slightly from the NATO idea- and it had an opt out clause

    3 cantons- not joined into one continuous land grab as part of federalized Syria

    That said- it’s still a bad deal for Syria. And Turkey. And Iran
    Can’t blame Syria for rejecting it- not one bit!
    Wonder also if it was an offer designed to fail but also to succeed in getting Turkey to be more cooperative- Just a thought?
    Cause Turkey and Russia appear to be in closer then ever contact..

    I’m working on a large post with additional information about the noble warrior kurds and their long history as proxy fighters

    I’ve been working at it between other postings and painting home reno work
    plus regular work
    sigh..

  6. and finally Willy this was my response to your comment at my blog
    ….Hey willy:

    I don’t think my earlier assessment was mistaken. I think it was correct. Russia offered a compromise position to Syria- an optional position.

    It was not annexation as in the NATO/Israel plan
    It was federation- intact Syria- three cantons
    The agreement had an opt out option

    It seems sensible to me that there would be, at any given time, for any party in this situation, multiple options, points of bargaining etc
    This was one option.

    Syria did reject it according to this reporting..
    It does not mean Syria can’t accept it or another version of this at a later date”

    thanks and best of luck with your situation willy
    I’m a pauper myself so can’t help financially- can just wish you the best-

  7. Vladimir Putin could have ended the Syrian war a long time ago, but he is only for filling his purpose like the rest of the NWO minions.

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