Sometimes it appears that Meyssan is championing Russia and Putin as suggested by this piece. If so, this is a very misguided effort. I do not subscribe to the proverb that "an enemy of my enemy is my friend". It appears that, once again as seen in the 1930s, capitalist ruling classes are lining up in a contest for dominance. We, the people of the Earth, cannot permit this to happen or we will be the "last generation".
What is actually at stake in Syria is not whether Bashar al-Assad will be able to democratize the institutions he has inherited or whether the Wahhabist monarchies of the Gulf will succeed in destroying the last secular regime in the region and impose their sectarianism, but to determine the lines of separation between the emerging power blocs of NATO (the North Atlantic Treaty Organization) and the SCO (Shanghai Cooperation Organization)