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US Pastor: Putin Saved Assad and Defeated the West

Dr. Chuck Baldwin has warned US President Donald Trump against using private mercenaries in Syria once America pulls out its troops writes The Syria Times.
US Pastor: Putin Saved Assad and Defeated the West

In an interview with The Syria Times, American pastor and political activist Dr. Chuck Baldwin made it clear that both major parties in Washington D.C., argue over many issues, but when it comes to foreign wars and foreign entanglements, both parties work solidly together.

Dr. Baldwin believes that Russian President Vladimir Putin’s decision to intervene in Syria saved President Bashar al-Assad’s government and defeated the West’s clandestine terrorist groups that are waging war in Syria.

Dr. Baldwin expressed his concern over the potential introduction of mercenaries into the theatre of war, in the wake of any drawdown of US troops in Syria. 

“The introduction of mercenaries into the Middle East is not new. We all know about the horrific toll enacted on innocent people by mercenary organizations such as Blackwater during the Iraq War. And I am afraid that Donald Trump may be in the process of revitalizing that strategy in the wake of a drawdown of US troops in Syria. I hope I’m wrong about that, because, as everyone knows, mercenaries do not operate under any rules of engagement. They are quite literally unaccountable to the rule of law, which portends nothing good,” he concluded. 

On Oct. 4, 2018, Chuck Baldwin wrote in his column entitled, ‘The Illusions of Hope’, “Trump’s maniacal sanctions against Iran are an incitement to war and are dooming the American economy to suffer the pangs of severe inflation. Experts are already predicting oil prices of 100 dollars per barrel. And when oil prices inflate, all prices inflate. Plus, Trump’s deep state operatives are destabilizing Venezuela, and Trump is threatening to send the US military into that oil-rich country. Venezuela is one of the world’s largest oil producers and has the world’s second largest natural gas reserves. What a coincidence that most of the nations that neocons target in their perpetual war schemes are rich in oil. And tell me again what threat Venezuela poses to the United States.” 

Pastor Chuck Baldwin was initially a Democrat, but changed his party affiliation to Republican in 2004.That year, Constitution Party presidential candidate Michael Peroutka asked Baldwin to be his running mate. The ticket won the nomination for the 2004 Constitution Party National Convention.

In 2008, he was the Constitution Party Presidential nominee.


This article was edited by The Syrian Observer. Responsibility for the information and views set out in this article lies entirely with the author.

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