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  •  So you think the US is now taking pot shots at UN (1+ / 0-)
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    joe from Lowell

    Inspection teams? Time to go to bed, the tin foil hat bragade is out.

    •  Well, the U.S. is not in Syria, so that's not (1+ / 0-)
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      truong son traveler

      really an option. I'm having trouble understanding, though, why Assad would use chemical weapons when he knew it would bring about exactly this situation. I guess he must have a death wish, or perhaps some really bad cost-benefit analysis software.

    •  more likely their allies (0+ / 0-)

      AL-nusra or others who have the most to benefit if the attack on Syria proceeds without completing the investigation.

      Why would Syria want to impede the investigation knowing that an attack from the US will follow if the investigation is cancelled.

      Orwell - "Political language ... is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable"

      by truong son traveler on Wed Aug 28, 2013 at 03:14:30 AM PDT

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    •  simply (0+ / 0-)

      asking for your evidence on something you seem very sure of.
      and we have many proxies in syria, they all have something to gain from provoking our entry into a civil war.

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