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    What have we to gain by illegally starting a war with an ill defined limited objective which will do nothing to get Assad to end the civil war in Syria?

    As an old soldier, I side with our military leaders. Yesterday MG Robert Scales, former Commandant of the Army War College, wrote an opinion piece in the Washington Post which expressed the sentiment of our military leadership. It included the following: "They (our military leaders) are tired of wannabe soldiers who remain enamored of the lure of bloodless machine warfare. Look, one told me, if you want to end this decisively, send in the troops and let them defeat the Syrian army. If the nation doesn't think Syria is worth serious commitment, then leave them alone.

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