Syria’s Assad Says Trump Is Puppet of US Deep State

(This is the same thing I have written several times and the same thing Obama himself inferred about Trump after their first post-election meeting when he said he had “hope” about the new administration because “…Trump is not an ideological man. He is pragmatic”. Being an ideological blank slate makes candidates perfect for the job)

(The full transcript of this interview can be found here)

from TeleSur

Trump “changed his rhetoric completely and subjected himself to the terms of the deep American state, or the deep American regime,” Assad said

“Yes, from a Western perspective, you are now sitting with the devil. This is how they market it in the west,” Syrian President Bashar al-Assad told teleSUR’s Rolando Segura in an exclusive interview from Damascus, addressing a range of subjects including claims of chemical attacks as well as the shifting geopolitical alignments impacting the war which has ravaged his country.

Speaking on the subject of Donald Trump, the Syrian leader said the U.S. president “has no policies,” but is rather implementing decisions made by “the intelligence agencies, the Pentagon, the big arms manufacturers, oil companies, and financial institutions.”

“As we have seen in the past few weeks, he changed his rhetoric completely and subjected himself to the terms of the deep American state, or the deep American regime,” Assad said…

[read more here]

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One Response

  1. Twice in a row, millions vote for a candidate who promises changes for the better, but delivers absolutely zilch. Maybe third time’s the charm…
    Trump’s all about that bass, about that bass, no treble.

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