Kosachev: the US still confident in its monopoly on truth

Kosachev: the US still confident in its monopoly on truth

MOSCOW, December 7. The appeal of U.S. President Barack Obama to the nation after the terrorist attack in California could be considered the result of the work on the bugs, but not over the top of them – confidence in their own monopoly on the truth. Wrote about this on his page in Facebook, the Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on international Affairs Konstantin Kosachev, commenting on the speech of the American leader.

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The Senator noted that a number of abstracts can be considered the result of “correction of mistakes”. First, the main purpose of combating terrorism, “are Islamist radicals, not the Syrian leaders”. Secondly, “contains a hint of possible cooperation with “armed forces” of Syria and Iraq”. Thirdly, “the prerequisite for victory over terrorism is called a political settlement in Syria”, although it is still about changing the regime of Bashar al-Assad. Finally, “articulated the need for concerted efforts, in this context, is called Russia”.

However, the main role in the process of Syrian settlement, the U.S. removed itself, he said, because Obama said that “under the leadership of America, the international community began work on the process and timetable for a ceasefire and a political solution to the Syrian war”.

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“And here is where the doubts arise again with a vengeance. No “work on home” – confidence in their own monopoly on the truth. There is no recognition of previous mistakes in Syria and before that in Libya, Iraq, Afghanistan and Ukraine. And, consequently, new errors to be,” said Kosachev, adding that “them once again to fix it, everyone, including Russia”.

Earlier, U.S. President Barack Obama delivered an address to the nation, the reason for which was the terrorist attack on center help people with disabilities December 2, in San Bernardino in California in which 14 people were killed and 21 were injured. The American leader said that to combat extremist organization “Islamic state” (is prohibited in the Russian Federation terrorist group) will be used “all possibilities” of the United States. He also explained that he has in mind a more active cooperation with friends and allies of the United States and opening for such countries as Russia, the opportunity to contribute to the cause.


“Islamic state” (ISIS) – an Islamist terrorist organization operating inside Iraq and Syria. Established on 15 October 2006 by the merger of 11 radical Sunni groups. The core group forming the militants, who fought with American troops during their stay in Iraq and with the forces of the government of Bashar al-Assad in Syria.

The IG recognized as a terrorist organization in the USA, Canada, UK, Australia, Turkey, Egypt, UAE, India, Indonesia, and Russia (29 December 2014).