The West accuses Russia of shoring up President Assad with weapons shipments. Russia accused the West of double standards.
“Why is the US determined to sell weapons to Bahrain after the Bahraini authorities, with help from the Saudis, suppressed the Arab Spring in Bahrain?” asks defence analyst Ruslan Pukhov, head of the arms trade think tank CAST.
“Russia doesn’t see any problems selling weapons to Syria if the CIA and French and British secret services are shipping military hardware via Turkey to the rebels.”
That said, two wrongs don’t usually make a right.
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