[Marxism] Notes on Syria & Saudi Arabia - some stuff I found in the GIFiles

Clay Claiborne clayclai at gmail.com
Thu Dec 19 22:29:31 MST 2013


For what its worth:

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> 978242 <http://7f4lihm464gdcwfc.onion/doc/view/978242> 	2009-08-12
> 15:37:55 	Re: discussion3 - US/SYRIA - US sends military team back to
> Damascus for talks 	reva.bhalla at stratfor.com 	analysts at stratfor.com
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> 	ive directly briefed you on all these analyses when i've written them.
> what doesn't make sense?
> BTW -- March 14 is the name of the Saudi and US-backed coalition in
> Lebanon..i wasn't referring to the actual date....
> *US and Saudi withdrew their amb*assad*ors post-Hariri assassination.
> We had
> insight on how the *Syria*ns were demanding something to the tune of $14bn
> from the Saudis in return for their cooperation. *Syria* has been
> betraying
> HZ bit by bit, has been steadily offering intel coop on AQ in Iraq and the
> wider region to US and Saudi, *Syria* faciliated a March 14 win in Lebanon
> and is locking down influence there again, Iran has flipping out on the
> *Syria** *ns and threatening to destabilize the regime, the US has let
> *Syria*
> off the hook on the Hariri assassination, is sending back their ambo,
> sending multiple delegations, giving them relief from sanctions
> Analysis on *Syria* mil/intel reshuffle designed to counter blowback from
> Iran as it proceeds iwth negotions *with
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> 984723 <http://7f4lihm464gdcwfc.onion/doc/view/984723> 	2009-08-12
> 14:50:57 	Re: discussion3 - US/SYRIA - US sends military team back to
> Damascus for talks 	zeihan at stratfor.com 	analysts at stratfor.com
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> 	what's the progress?
> Reva Bhalla wrote:
> Yes , we've been writing on this a lot. *There has been real progress in
> the negotiations, US and Saudi are sending their amb*assad*ors back, US
> has sent other diplomatic emissaries like Mitchell. This obviously makes
> HZ and Iran nervous
> Sent from my iPhone*
> On Aug 12, 2009, at 7:17 AM, Peter Zeihan <zeihan at stratfor.com> wrote:
> *the US doesn't visit countries like this openly very often -- has
> there been some sort of crack in the logjam?*
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Lauren Goodrich" <goodrich at stratfor.com>
> To: "Analyst List" <analysts at stratfor.com>
> Sent: Wednesday, August 12, 2009 7:33:35 PM GMT +08:00 Beijing /
> Chongqing / Hong Kong / Urumqi
> Subject: Re: *G3 - US/*SYRIA* - US sends military team back to Damascus
> for talks
> Do we know who is on this team?
> Zac Colvin wrote:
> US sends military team back to Damascus for talks*
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> 986090 <http://7f4lihm464gdcwfc.onion/doc/view/986090> 	2009-08-12
> 15:20:57 	Re: discussion3 - US/SYRIA - US sends military team back to
> Damascus for talks 	zeihan at stratfor.com 	analysts at stratfor.com
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> 	huh?
> when?
> honestly, this makes no sense
> march was six months ago, what's the breakthru on intel coop? how much
> money did saudi give? when did the the US revoke diplomatic recognition?
> etc
> don't make me fight for this pls
> Reva Bhalla wrote:
> *Syria* offering intel cooperation on AQ, Iran, HZ
> *Syria* facilitating March 14 win in Lebanon
> *Saudi pouring money into Syrian coffers*
> US and Saudi rewarding *Syria* with diplomatic recognition (notice how
> quiet everyone is about Lebanon)
> Signs that *Syria* is moving forward -- big *Syria*n military/intel
> reshuffles; Iran threatening to destabilize the *Syria*n regime; HZ
> anxiety
> this is all covered in our analysis
> On Aug 12, 2009, at 7:50 AM, Peter Zeihan wrote:
> what's the progress?
> Reva Bhalla wrote:
> Yes , we've been writing on this a lot. There has been real progress
> in the negotiations, US and Saudi are sending their amb*assad*ors
> back, US has sent other diplo
>
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>> 1198916 <http://7f4lihm464gdcwfc.onion/doc/view/1198916> 	2009-02-25
>> 14:19:39 	Re: G2* - SYRIA/US - Syria envoy to meet U.S. diplomat in
>> sign of thaw in ties 	reva.bhalla at stratfor.com 	analysts at stratfor.com
>>
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>> 	according to one of my sources, the *syria*ns also gave them the middle
>> finger and said they dont have to cooperate when the US is committing
>> human rights violations through its occupation in iraq, etc. *at the same
>> time, there has been some 'low-level intel cooperation' (which jibes with
>> the insight ive been getting through a source in *syria* and what we
>> wrote
>> about).*
>> now with bashar going to saudi we could see things move quicker
>> On Feb 25, 2009, at 6:12 AM, Lauren Goodrich wrote:
>> Confirmation after *Assad* said he wanted better ties with US.
>> Chris Farnham wrote:
>> *Syria* envoy to meet U.S. diplomat in sign of thaw in ties
>> By Reuters
>> http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/1066735.html
>>
>> Signaling a possible thaw in relations, *Syria*'s amb*assad*or to
>> Washington will meet a
>>
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