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Old 05-22-2013, 01:19 PM   #10
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Originally Posted by Rohirrim View Post
It's a civil war. None of our business. We should try to provide humanitarian aid, which appears to be what we are doing, along with the rest of the UN. I was listening to a discussion among retired military leaders yesterday who agreed that it is basically an unwinnable situation and the only resolution will be a political one. What are we, the global maid service? Every mess that happens is not ours to clean up. Hell, we've spent the last hundred years trying to clean up the global messes of the Europeans.
A Senate panel voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday to send weapons to rebels fighting Syria's government, but it was not clear who would get the arms even if the bill succeeds, as Washington struggles to deal with its response to the conflict.
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