September 28, 2017. Here is the original and full transcript of my recent interview with Sputnik (by email). Due to the decision by the Sputnik editors to remove parts of my replies which I consider to be essential, I have taken the painful decision not to grant any further interviews to Sputnik. — The Saker
The Saker has dismissed as “crap” the story we published a few days ago entitled “Exclusive: Russia Threatens To Shoot Down Israeli Jets Over Syria,” a story that went viral all over the internet. The Saker seems anxious to present Israel in a more favorable light as a responsible nation that is far too “smart” and “pragmatic” to get itself into a humiliating imbroglio with Russia.
He writes: “Moscow has no hostile plans towards Israel whatsoever and, by all accounts, the Russians and Israeli officials get along famously, if only because both sides are smart and pragmatists (they don’t need a love fest, they need responsible behavior).”
In the following article, the Saker presents an overall picture of the current situation in Syria with the practiced eye of a military expert. (LD)Read More
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