The CIA and Pentagon would appear to have a new policy.
"You’ve probably noticed the change in tone of the Atlanticist press on the Syrian issue.
'Soon, no more obstacles to the new Sykes-Picot', by Thierry Meyssan, Voltaire Network, 22 July 2013,www.voltairenet.org/article179521.html
Secretary of State, John Kerry
According to Thierry Meyssan:
"The Atlanticist press has discovered with horror that the armed opposition in Syria is composed of fanatics hated by the vast majority of Syrians...
"The Free Syrian Army and the Al-Nusra Front, instead of fighting against Damascus troops, are waging a merciless war against each other..."
Thierry Meyssan writes:
"What I wrote , which was labeled as 'conspiracy theory' by the mainstream press, is becoming obvious ten months later...
"CIA director, John Brennan and Vice President Joe Biden, have convinced Congress behind closed doors that they should not send decisive weapons to Syria...
"The Geneva II Conference, discussed for the past year, is coming into focus."
So, there have been changes of leadership in Qatar, Egypt and Iran.
France and the United Kingdom used to share the Middle East.
After the coming Geneva II Conference:
"The United States and Russia will divide North Africa and the Levant, at the expense of France, dividing the region into zones sub-contracted by the Saudis (Sunni) or the Iranians (Shi'ites)."
“Soon, no more obstacles to the new Sykes-Picot”, by Thierry Meyssan, Voltaire Network, 22 July 2013, www.voltairenet.org/article179521.html
Egypt's Sissi now compared to Nasser, a nationalist.
Israel and the CIA would appear to have somewhat different views on the Muslim Brotherhood.
Israel believed that it could use the Muslim Brotherhood to break up Egypt and its neighbours.
The CIA believed that it could use the Muslim Brotherhood to control the Islamic World and to destabilise China and Russia.
The CIA now seems to have decided that its original policy of backing Morsi was not working?
Proposed US House bill keeps Egypt military aid, amid steep cuts
The Saudis have backed the toppling of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt.
We assume that the Saudis are backing the Pentagon?
F. William Engdahl refers to the Saudis’ Unprecedented Break with Washington over Egypt.