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Syrian foreign minister blames
West for nation´s suffering

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 12/15/2012 1:53:13 PM

Beirut - Syria´s foreign minister blamed the suffering of his country´s people on U.S. and European sanctions imposed on his country, telling a top U.N. official Saturday that the international body should condemn these measures and work toward lifting them. (Snip) The comments by Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem and other officials however sought to deflect responsibility for the Syrian public´s hardships on a wave of sanctions to punish President Bashar Assad´s regime for its crackdown against protesters calling for democratic reforms, a crackdown that evolved into a civil war that has left more

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We can´t catch a break. The UN allowed Saddam Hussein time to send his deadly WMD [chemical weapons] to Syria and Scuds to deliver it before we can grab them [and him]. Now, Assad has been slaughtering 40K+ of his own people to try to retain his dictatorship and it´s our fault. Fortunately, Israel has an eye on Iran who has been supplying the Syrian government, as well. This will not end pretty.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: dman, 12/15/2012 2:06:34 PM     (No. 9067722)

Yup, and it´s all Bush´s fault. /s

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Hermit_Crab, 12/15/2012 2:35:27 PM     (No. 9067776)

Well, he is probably right, in away. The alliance between 0bama and the Muslim Brotherhood and other radical jihadist elements is the cause of most of the recent violence there.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: horacer, 12/15/2012 2:44:50 PM     (No. 9067787)

There´s plenty of blame to go around. We should never have been butting heads with Putin over Syria, it´s not worth it. We should have pressured the Arab countries not to send weapons and fund terrorists. Ultimately Assad´s to blame for not ending the crackdown before it got out of hand. Now Syria´s a mess and it will remain a mess for decades.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: LanieLou, 12/15/2012 8:21:19 PM     (No. 9068210)

And well he should... Pooty Poot & China surely have shared that Obozo´s miscreants flew to Turkey, where they trained the Muslim Brotherhood on how to do invasions while pretending they are just locals asking for democracy. Heck, the Mo Bro´s are all on Google supplied ObamaPhones!

Arab Spring was an Arab Nightmare.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: bubber, 12/16/2012 1:07:55 AM     (No. 9068507)

#3 Is correct...

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