We’ve left it too late to save Syria – this conflict can never be won

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Author(s) Boris Johnson
Source The Daily Telegraph
Date June 17, 2013
URL http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/10123938/Weve-left-it-too-late-to-save-Syria-this-conflict-can-never-be-won.html
Quotes-start.png How are we meant to furnish machine guns and anti-tank weapons to one set of opposition forces, without them ending up in the hands of men like the al-Qaeda-affiliated thugs who executed a child for telling a joke? The answer is that we have no means of preventing such a disaster, any more than we can control what kind of “government” the rebels — if they were successful — would form in Damascus. Quotes-end.png

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