Ending Syria's brutal civil war will take on fresh urgency at this week's Group of Eight summit in Northern Ireland, where global leaders are poised to pressure Russia's defiant president over his support for Syria's government.
The conference of eight of the world's most powerful nations comes days after the United States pledged to play a greater role in assisting Syrian rebels. The move was backed by seven of the eight nations represented at this week's conference in Loch Erne, while Russia remains the sole G8 nation supporting al-Assad.
This G8 are not the "eight most powerful nations" ...
What is this ...CNN or play school time?
Get it right CNN News. This morning live broadcast from Sligo County Ireland was announced as being live from Northern Ireland. Sligo is in the Republic of Ireland not the nation of Northern Ireland. its one thing to dumb down the news buts lets stop at dumbing down the journalist or broadcaster Next time provide them with a history book and a map!
The formula is a bit more complex:
G8= (8 most powerful + Canada + Italy) – (China + Brazil)
This is what you get when looking to the MSM for accurate information. Go back to sleep folks ...
yes but the dogs in the street...?
With President Obama's ratings dropping dramatically with the Prism outrage & disclosures of staunch ally Britain spying on G8 delegates, his position is weakened at the summit confronting Russia.
Pr.Obama's biggest mistake is to run with Bush era policies on foreign affairs, terrorism & militarism letting Repubs sans intellect head major standing congressional committees. And in his desire to appear bipartisan let the dominant mind set in Congress sway him.
The 'change' has not happened.
Why can’t everyone just get along : (
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