War Party beats drums for action in Syria

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Author(s) Glenn Garvin
Source The Miami Herald
Date June 3, 2013
URL http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/06/03/3431357/glenn-garvin-war-party-beats-drums.html
Quotes-start.png The good news is that we’d be fighting the war against not just Syria but the army of Hezbollah, the arms of Russia and the treasury of Iran, the allies who’ve kept Assad in power the past two years despite nearly unanimous world opinion that he would fall. That’s good news only in relation to the bad-news part of the equation, which is that our principal ally would be al-Qaida, the puppetmaster behind the most effective of the Syrian groups. The last time we made common cause with those guys, aiding the resistance to Soviet rule of Afghanistan, we wound up with the Taliban rising to power and inviting Osama bin Laden to be their guest. Quotes-end.png

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This item argues against the position United States should intervene on the topic Syrian civil war.