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#1 We need to support both sides. Or not support them at all. Both.
Who is more palatable, Pencilneck or Mooselimb Bruderbund. Neither. Thus...
I would supply some goodies to the side that seems to be losing, to equalize the opportunities.
Yep, I am machiavellian, so what? We tried nation building. It's time to flip the coin and try some nation wrecking (since they do it themselves by default, the involvement may be feather lite--li'l nudge there, or here).
Posted by Twobyfour 2012-02-14 01:27||
#2 If I escape the Mrs. for a pint down in the village and an argument or fight ensues somewhere in the pub, I drink up and quickly find the door. We should do the same.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-02-14 03:32||
#3 Perhaps everyone is waiting for the courageous Hero of Kinetic Actions to step forward and offer up his Civilian Protective Service like he did for Libya. Syria does have oil, after all.
Posted by Bobby 2012-02-14 06:15||
#4 Remember Hubby Bill got permission from Haiti to send in the troops, after his representative [iirc Gen. Hugh Shelton] told the Haitian 'leadership' that our troops were already in the air and about the land anyway.
Posted by Procopius2k 2012-02-14 09:10||
#5 I would work on arming the Kurds and other groups and preparing them to take over once the rebellion is complete and the victors are somewhat spent.
Posted by rjschwarz 2012-02-14 10:07||
#6 Who is more palatable, Pencilneck or Mooselimb Bruderbund. Neither. Thus...
The way I look at it, Sunnis have killed 10,000 Americans. Alawites have killed zero (although for argument's sake I'll say 200+, counting the Marines in Lebanon, who were killed by Hezbollah, which received weaponry from Syria). Sunnis are descended from Muhammad's war bands. Alawites are descended from the original Hittite inhabitants.
Posted by Zhang Fei 2012-02-14 16:04||
#7 Watch : Hizbollah & Islamic Brotherhood : With China Co-Operation Has UN : ASEAN : APEC Members Find Peaceful Solution : Avert Revolution : War : ASSAD : ARABIYA : SYRIA : Co-Exist : Economic : Social Department : Socio Political Solution : Mutual Common Grounds : al Qaeda
Posted by Karl Heinz 2012-02-14 16:11||
#8 Better idea; stay the hell out of that mess.
Posted by Hupeagum Wheamp5986 2012-02-14 18:17||
#9 Well, the MX can solve the problem in about 45 minutes. No need to send troops either.
Posted by Silentbrick - Halliburton Lost Drill Bit Division 2012-02-14 20:44||
#10 OTOH DEFENCE.PK/FORUMS > ARABS SET TO FAIl [again] WID LATEST SYRIA PLAN: ANALYSTS.
The Arab League's desire to be linked to UNO legitimacy keeps running into various pesky or serious obstructions, like the Euros + EU-ONLY BAILOUTS???