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Response to el_bryanto (Reply #1)

Fri Aug 30, 2013, 04:37 PM

68. It's a VERY well thought out point!

I worry about the imaging of the U.S. bombing yet another Muslim country. Oh yeah, SUUUUUUUUUUUURE! THAT'LL fix it! THAT'LL make it stop. THAT'LL be a sure-fire deterrent against the use of chemical weapons.

We sure sent that message effectively in Iraq, didn't we? Remember how many times among the many musical-chairs campaign of revolving justifications for going in there - "he gassed his own people!!!!!!" What a message THAT sent. What a meaningful, effective, and long-lasting lesson THAT taught.

And who takes over in Syria if we were to remove Assad through this? Do we even know????? It wouldn't surprise me to see instant sympathizers popping up behind him all over the Arab world with our first bomb strike. Whoever hates him now will embrace him because he'll be a symbol of opposition to the dreaded West. WHAT WILL THIS ACCOMPLISH - SERIOUSLY??? And do you think, realistically, that doing this WILL make it stop? Seriously?

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