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U.S. "planning to take action"
if Syria crosses chemical
weapons "red line"

CBS News, by Margaret Brennan

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Posted By:earlybird, 12/3/2012 10:22:12 AM

PRAGUE, Czech Republic Secretary of State Hillary Clinton reiterated a strong warning Monday to the Syrian government not to use its chemical weapons, but she would not comment on reports that there were indications of recent activity at sites believed to house those weapons, nor would she give any hints as to what action the U.S. might take if that "red line" was crossed. Clinton discussed the nearly two-year crisis in Syria during a brief visit to the Czech capital of Prague, and specifically the threat of the isolated nation´s chemical weapons. The Syrian government has denied even possessing
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Reply 1 - Posted by: novakid, 12/3/2012 10:31:54 AM     (No. 9045795)

I guess that if Syria crosses the "red line", we will issue a REALLY REALLY sharp note. Boy, that´s telling them, Hillary!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: NYBruin, 12/3/2012 10:40:14 AM     (No. 9045827)

Syria using chemical weapons on jihadis? Why would we intervene? Sounds like an early Chritmas gift to the world.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: twinkle93, 12/3/2012 10:42:07 AM     (No. 9045832)

Yep. If they cross the red line "O" might take action in 50 to 80 days, unless the wind blows a different direction.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Quaestio, 12/3/2012 10:52:37 AM     (No. 9045858)

If chemical weapons are used in Syria, it could be anyone. If this indeed happens, we need to understand why Obama and his puppet masters want us fighting there. Against Russia.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: horacer, 12/3/2012 11:12:48 AM     (No. 9045902)

So what happened to the chemical weapons in Libya mentioned? Hillary? The Israeli´s will take care of the chemical weapons in Syria if Assad tries to move them to Lebanon. The bigger fear is to have them fall into al qaeda hands.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: OdinsAcolyte, 12/3/2012 11:52:42 AM     (No. 9045999)

why wait?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: yuban, 12/3/2012 11:54:33 AM     (No. 9046006)

The action consists of moving the "red line".

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Reply 8 - Posted by: mitzi, 12/3/2012 11:56:24 AM     (No. 9046012)

nor would she give any hints as to what action the U.S. might take if that "red line" was crossed.

Stamp her feet and hold her breath until she turns blue!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: grampus, 12/3/2012 11:58:41 AM     (No. 9046022)

Sounds like an ultimatum. Bierce defined ultimatum as "A last demand before resorting to concessions."

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Reply 10 - Posted by: MattMusson, 12/3/2012 12:10:30 PM     (No. 9046041)

Prepare for the scolding of your life!

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Reply 11 - Posted by: miceal, 12/3/2012 12:44:37 PM     (No. 9046123)

Would these be the chemical weapons Iraq stored there oh so many years ago?

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Reply 12 - Posted by: hershey, 12/3/2012 12:49:50 PM     (No. 9046134)

Oh wow, I´m so sure they are quaking in their shoes and wetting themselves that we are ´going to take action´....



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Reply 13 - Posted by: blunderbuss, 12/3/2012 1:11:53 PM     (No. 9046180)

If anyone is alive and assuming the internet is still functioning ten years from now, read these words with care. This is how that horrible event in human history known as the third world war started. How our modern house of cards fell in a huge thunderous firey crash in a princeps like moment.

Lament the youth of today. Their time of entitelment is coming to and end. They are about to be cannon fodder in the coming great confligration. SAD!

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Kurto, 12/3/2012 1:12:54 PM     (No. 9046184)

0 and hellary want the syrian regime toppled. They are supplying weapons (benghazi) to the jihadistards. So, this is probably PR to gain support for the rebels.

The last thing in the world we need is to get in deeper in the mideast.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: civilservant, 12/3/2012 1:20:40 PM     (No. 9046200)

The dems are scared spitless of the Syrians.......see, they KNOW what the Syrians got from all those many many many tractor/trailers out of Iraq while the leftist anti-Americans demanded we supplicate ourselves before the UN prior to the war.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: foxfire, 12/3/2012 1:38:50 PM     (No. 9046235)

14, you nailed it. Check out the articles on Bengazhi lies in Canada Free Press. These jerks supposedly in charge of the US have the hots for WWIII.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Libertygal, 12/3/2012 2:12:22 PM     (No. 9046313)

Well, if we go to war there are some bright sides, no? An increase to the GDP, war is profitable, afterall! All the illegals, in the case of a draft, with their back door amnesty, will have the opportunity to stand up to defend their newfound citizenship!

Nothing is more American than defending your country, right?

Or, this could lead to mass self deportation. Not just of illegals, but of self centered youth that both can´t be bothered to get a job, but that dont "believe" in war becoming the generation of the most massive draft dodgers in our countrys history.

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