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Posted by Redneck Jim 2012-10-09 06:26||
#2 Too much lead, that is.
(No, definately NOT Obama)
Posted by Redneck Jim 2012-10-09 06:30||
He said Syria's rebels do not have the necessary weapons to battle Bashir al-Assad's troops...
I dunno. The rebels seem to be having some success with their suicide bombers. That's one weapon these creeps always seem to use quite well.
Sorry, Mitt. I know you'll be better than Obama but I don't see the benefit of helping al Qaeda fight Assad and his Iranian puppet masters. As long as our two worst enemies are killing each other that's a win-win for us. Isn't it? Or would your weapons be carefully rationed so as to merely prolong the killing?
As for Iran, I can't help thinking it would be better to smack them directly and get it over with. Then, without Iran's meddling, the Syrians might be able to take care of themselves.
Posted by Ebbang Uluque6305 2012-10-09 11:56||
#4 The Wisconsin State Fishwrap: "US Should Help Arm Syrian Resistance". The A and P reporters apparently didn't listen to the speech at all, and the headline writer didn't either. Grateful to Althouse for the link to the original speech.
Posted by mom 2012-10-09 16:37||
#5 I see benefit in providing support to Turkey, at least then we might have some say in the Kurdish/Israeli issues that might develop.
Posted by rjschwarz 2012-10-09 21:03||
#6 Not ground troop support, more along the lines of how we helped the Northern Alliance if we even got that involved.
Posted by rjschwarz 2012-10-09 21:04||