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  •  You need to read international law a little closer (2+ / 0-)
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    cfm, I Hate Republicans

    See, Syria declared a state of war with Israel. That makes it perfectly legal for Israel to commit the occasional act of war on Syria.

    •  Meanwhile, we can all just pretend there's no (2+ / 0-)
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      Johnny Q, Celtic Merlin

      ceasefire being violated, since the US has a permanent seat on the Security Council and will never allow the UN the restrain Israel in any way.

      Ever.

      "But the traitors will pretend / that it's gettin' near the end / when it's beginning" P. Ochs

      by JesseCW on Thu Oct 31, 2013 at 03:36:52 PM PDT

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      •  Breaking ceasefires not against international law (0+ / 0-)

        It just ends the ceasefire. That's all.

        Egypt and Syria did that in 1973 (and many times before). Hezbollah has done it multiple times.  As has Hamas.

        You have to have PEACE for an attack to be against international law.

    •  Don't forget that little open issue between I and (2+ / 0-)
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      poco, Celtic Merlin

      Syria which is called the Golan Heights, which belonged to Syria when this story started, and which I plainly has no intention of giving back. It was even the subject of a possible peace deal between the two which GW Bush personally squashed a few years back.

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