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    Hey338Too, Jon Says, bobatkinson

    And I make these points despite not supporting military action.

    a) as far as I know, no one has suggested trying to assassinate Assad.  Any punitive strike would be against the military more than it would be against Assad.  So in that context saying the military took this action independent of Assad becomes irrelevant.

    b) Generals are surely part of the 'regime'.

    c)  If you don't approve of the use of chemical weapons, you shouldn't have them in a useable state.  It is sort of like a couple of bank robbers go to rob a bank.  The leader says not to shoot anyone.  In the heat of the robbery one of robbers shoots and kills someone.  The leader is still going to be charged with murder.

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