Vladimir Putin's End Game in Syria

Neither Russia nor the United States have a major stake in Syria. So what is Russia's end game in staying there? Jason Buttrill, Head Writer/Researcher for The Glenn Beck Program and former intelligence analyst, joined Glenn in studio today to discuss the possibilities.

Listen to this segment from The Glenn Beck Program:

GLENN: So what do you think, Jason, the real goal of Vladimir Putin is? If it's not the port and the pipeline?

JASON: So I think Putin has always been in Syria, one to distract us because it's just great when the United States is bogged down the Middle East wars.

GLENN: Sure us and Afghanistan.

JASON: Exactly. Yep. And it has allowed him to get stronger in eastern Europe. It allowed him to move into Georgia, allowed him to move into Ukraine. But I think now the point of him staying in there is to eventually gain some kind of concession. So I said before that he doesn't have a major dog in that fight. We don't have a major dog in that fight.

So if no one's nervous today about going to war, I don't think there's a larger chance of us going to war. There's always a chance of someone doing something crazy, but there's a large chance of us going into war. And I think this is the way for everybody to win. I think they're going to hold out and get concessions. Remember, concessions on sanctions --

GLENN: Against them.

JASON: What's that?

GLENN: Against Russia.

JASON: Yeah, because of Ukraine, eastern Ukraine.

GLENN: Yep.

JASON: They'll dangle that out for their support or Trump if he's smart will take that out of his pocket and lay it on the table first and say, look, support us. Keep aside -- reign him in. If you do, then how about those sanctions? Then we'll release them. But Putin could -- he's about -- he could actually get the geopolitical mother lode on this. He could eventually get concessions on those sanctions, get those wiped out, and also get the antiballistic shield removed from Europe. Then it's do what you guys want. Then they'll pack up and not come back.

GLENN: If you're a conspiracy theorist and think Donald Trump is in bed to Russia to the level where they're playing games, if that happens, that seems providential for Russia, doesn't it?

JASON: Well, it pisses me off people make the argument that Trump is in bed with Russia after this. Oh, I told you he was going to release those sanctions. I see that as diplomacy. You could argue the Bush-era initiative, that shouldn't even happened. You could make that the argument that we are relations with Russia declined after that happened.

GLENN: Oh, that should have happened.

An Afghan interpreter who helped save then-Sen. Joe Biden's life in 2008 was among those stranded in Afghanistan after Biden's troop withdrawal. He has now escaped the country with his family, but not with President Biden's help.

Thanks to private organizations, including The Nazarene Fund, the interpreter and his family have now been rescued.

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A shocking new report by The Daily Wire reveals that the furious father whose arrest at a school board meeting likely sparked the call for the FBI to investigate anti-CRT parents like domestic terrorists was furious for good reasons: The Loudoun County School Board allegedly tried to cover up his daughter's rape.

Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Tuesday to discuss the incident and explain why he joined 60 lawmakers in a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland demanding answers for why the FBI is targeting parents.

"We want to know ... what kind of coordination took place between the White House, activist groups and teachers unions, and the Department of Justice," Stewart told Glenn. "Because we have evidence that there was [coordination] and, in fact, that the White House are the ones who initiated this. They asked for these activist groups to write this inflammatory letter to the Department of Justice saying they were 'intimidated' and that they 'felt threatened', giving the Department of Justice Attorney General Garland, the excuse to say, 'Okay, well, we have to respond'."

Stewart went on to say he believes the federal government would only involve the FBI in such an issue if its purpose is to silence and intimidate parents concerned about the "poison" being taught to their kids in school. So, what can he and the other representatives who disagree with the Biden administration's overreach of power do to stop it?

Watch the video clip below to hear Stewart explain:

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Taiwan's Foreign Minister Joseph Wu is now warning that his nation is preparing for war with China after Beijing flew a record number of warplanes over Taiwanese territory. Wu reached out to another country for help, but it wasn't the United States.

In a video, Wu urged Australia to help prepare for a possible invasion, but gave the U.S. no mention.

"The defense of Taiwan is in our own hands, and we are absolutely committed to that. And if China is going to launch a war against Taiwan, we will fight until the end. And that is our commitment. And, of course, during this period of time, we would like to exchange with other countries for security cooperation," Wu said on ABC News In-depth's China Tonight program. "We would like to engage in security or intelligence exchanges with other like-minded partners, Australia included, so that Taiwan is better prepared to deal with the war situation. And so far, our relations with Australia is very good. And that is what we appreciate it for."

On "The Glenn Beck Program," Glenn, Pat Gray, and Stu Burguiere discussed whether or not America would do anything during such a conflict — because it sure seems like President Joe Biden is more focused on working with China to fight climate change. Plus, why did China just cut off all cryptocurrency?

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On "Glenn TV" tonight, Glenn Beck heads to the chalkboard to reveal how the fundamental transformation of America has already begun by turning the Declaration of Independence upside down.

If Donald Trump was a dictator, then what do we call President Biden? In Biden's first nine months in office, he has already issued 64 executive orders – that's more than Trump, Obama, W. Bush, Clinton, Bush, and Reagan each issued in their entire first years in office.

You never hear the Left talk about the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, or the Bill of Rights any more, unless it's to "reimagine" the Constitution or slap a "harmful content" warning on our founding documents. Seriously. The National Archives said while its website label wasn't targeting the Constitution specifically, "some of the materials presented here may reflect outdated, biased, offensive, and possibly violent views and opinions." The Left finds basic, guaranteed rights so offensive they now spend all of their time on workarounds to deal with America's annoying founding documents.

Watch the full episode of "Glenn TV" below to see Glenn outline the aggressive unconstitutional abuses "King Biden" is jamming down our throats and teaches Americans how we can defend against presidential tyranny.

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