August 27, 2013

Russian Official: West Is Like A 'Monkey With Hand Grenade'

No one in the West could have gotten away with using this analogy without being branded a racist.

MOSCOW, August 27 (RIA Novosti) -- A firebrand Russian nationalist-turned-senior official said Tuesday that the West was acting in the Islamic world like a "monkey with a hand grenade." [...]

The United States may launch missile strikes against the embattled regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad as early as Thursday, NBC reported Tuesday.

Official Washington, as well as Britain, France and Turkey, is considering an attack on Assad's forces over allegations -- which Russia calls unproven -- that the Syrian government, locked in a fight against a domestic insurgency since 2011, used chemical weapons against civilians in rebel-controlled areas.

I couldn't find a video of a monkey with a hand grenade. But I found this:

By DMartyr at 12:19 PM | Comments |