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  •  BigAlinWashSt , are the Russians sending attack (1+ / 0-)
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    helicopters to Syria? Yes or No.

    Is Assad shelling Homs, Hama, Idlib and many other Syrian cities?

    People are dying because Assad want to stay in power and they want him out. I don't see any recognition of that in your narrative.

    Remember history, Clay Claiborne, Director Vietnam: American Holocaust - narrated by Martin Sheen

    by Clay Claiborne on Mon Jun 18, 2012 at 09:44:37 PM PDT

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    •  That is the very reason why (1+ / 0-)
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      he is so upset about this -- the welfare of the Syrian people seems to be the last thing any of the proxies care about while Syrian civilians are slaughtered.

      "Justice is a commodity"

      by joanneleon on Tue Jun 19, 2012 at 03:51:54 AM PDT

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      •  well, that's often the case unfortunately-- (0+ / 0-)

        but his take on it is strongly in the CT realm--as is his take on nearly every aspect of the Arab Spring.  I've seen this 'orchestrated by the US' nonsense before.  Supported by the US?  Sure.  Some low-level economic and sometimes military assistance?  Sure. Orchestrated?  Not in the least.

        People who really know what's going on are people like angrymarmot, Lawrence (I think that's his name), frankcornish, etc. etc.  They'll tell you what's going on far more than the Chomsky types around here...

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