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(Telegraph)   US prepares to add the most important northern Syrian rebel group to its list of banned terrorist organizations. But it will have to fight alongside them if Assad uses chemical weapons. Why do we play World Police again?   (telegraph.co.uk) divider line 4
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2012-12-06 10:57:30 AM
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Steve Zodiac: Because
A) Syria is next to Israel, Saudi Arabia and Turkey and may attack or destabilize one or more of them.

B) Turkey is a NATO ally and the U.S. is required to come to their aid, Saudi provides oil to much of Western Europe and it would be bad for their economy, and therefore our economy, to have a major disruption in energy supplies, and no US politician dares ignore Israel if he wants to be reelected.


C) The State Department is staffed by Ivy League D&D players and the world is their mothers card table.
2012-12-06 12:07:38 PM
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Headso: When we don't you end up with Rwanda. Intelligent intervention isn't a bad thing IMO. Just gotta follow Kenny Rogers advice from that Gambler song and apply it to foreign policy.



Coward of the County?  So, lock the door and beat the crap out of the rapists in a bar room brawl.  I kind of like this new foreign policy.
2012-12-06 10:51:59 AM
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hey man, that 'fark yeah' after our name doesn't come free
2012-12-06 07:30:55 AM
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Because
A) Syria is next to Israel, Saudi Arabia and Turkey and may attack or destabilize one or more of them.

B) Turkey is a NATO ally and the U.S. is required to come to their aid, Saudi provides oil to much of Western Europe and it would be bad for their economy, and therefore our economy, to have a major disruption in energy supplies, and no US politician dares ignore Israel if he wants to be reelected.
 
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