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'Rebels battle for 100 feet in Aleppo'

CNN covers fighting between rebel and government forces in Aleppo, Syria.

READER COMMENTS: "'Rebels battle for 100 feet in Aleppo'"

Posted by solidpoint at September 7, 2012 10:13 PM ET:

So we sit this one out, and let Iran and Putinistan get bled white - they're reward? scorn, and a kick in the teeth. (well earned imho)

As the hot-heads kill each other off, Islam stumbles forward to find a more moderate tone. We provide a nudge in the right direction from time to time, and gain begrudging respect with each passing day.

We appear to be back to the pre-Bush containment strategy. Not a bad policy, all in all - except of course for the thousands of innocent caught in the crossfire of a Russian-style "Big hammer, small brain" battle doctrine.