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dkf

(37,305 posts)
Mon Sep 9, 2013, 01:33 AM Sep 2013

10 offers of moral support...no offers of military support.

On Friday, leaders from 10 countries - Australia, Canada, France, Italy, Japan, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Spain, Turkey, and the United Kingdom — released a statement in line with the U.S.
condemnation of Syria’s use of chemical weapons, calling for “a strong international response” but not mentioning military action. And U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry acknowledged Saturday a European Union statement that also offered moral support but not military support.

Pressed on whether there are any countries willing to provide military equipment or assistance, McDonough continued to point to statements of moral support.

“We have plenty of support. I’m not going to get into who's going to do what in any particular operation. We feel very good about the support we have,” he said.

http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2013/09/08/wh-chief-of-staff-this-is-not-iraq-or-afghanistan/

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10 offers of moral support...no offers of military support. (Original Post) dkf Sep 2013 OP
we have plenty of financial support from Sunni countries who would just love to see liberal_at_heart Sep 2013 #1
May also have meant surgical supports - trusses whatever. dipsydoodle Sep 2013 #2
So the UK people are overwhelmingly against, the UK parliament voted war down, but the UK BelgianMadCow Sep 2013 #3
lol LuvNewcastle Sep 2013 #4

liberal_at_heart

(12,081 posts)
1. we have plenty of financial support from Sunni countries who would just love to see
Mon Sep 9, 2013, 01:35 AM
Sep 2013

us fight their civil war for them.

BelgianMadCow

(5,379 posts)
3. So the UK people are overwhelmingly against, the UK parliament voted war down, but the UK
Mon Sep 9, 2013, 04:52 AM
Sep 2013

is a "supporter". Right.

LuvNewcastle

(16,843 posts)
4. lol
Mon Sep 9, 2013, 07:10 AM
Sep 2013

It's pathetic the shit they're saying to get Americans to support this shit. For the longest time I didn't think it was possible, but I think Americans are beginning to learn a few things from our history. Are we finally growing up?

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