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What we do to Syria may
one day be done to us

Mail Online [UK], by Peter Hitchens

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Posted By:supersid, 6/2/2013 5:49:55 PM

Imagine this: Newspapers and broadcasters in China suddenly start to denounce the British government. They call it a ‘regime’. They say that its treatment of its Muslim minority is cruel and unjust. (Snip) All the time, foreign media report in a wholly one-sided way, credulously trumpeting British government ‘atrocities’ without verification. And then all the major countries in the world agree to permit the direct supply of weapons to the rebels. Absurd? Wait and see. Something quite like this actually happened on a small scale in Northern Ireland, where American individuals helped buy guns and bombs

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A warning for those who clamor for military action in Syria. See also his item about the next coronation.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: dman, 6/2/2013 6:02:58 PM     (No. 9357083)

A read that should give all of us pause. What if some other nation or entity (read: UN or World Government) winds up as the world´s policeman - and polices us? It brings to mind the Founders´ warnings about "foreign entanglements".

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Reply 2 - Posted by: chance_232, 6/2/2013 6:03:57 PM     (No. 9357084)

I imagine that Israel knows exactly what he is talking about.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: horacer, 6/2/2013 6:33:28 PM     (No. 9357110)

Everyone seems to be pouring gas onto the fire. From day 1 Hillary should have worked with Putin to try and end the fighting. The Brits and France are already planning to send bulk small arms and ammunition by August.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: richwill, 6/2/2013 6:58:06 PM     (No. 9357126)

Assad must go to complete the islamification of the Middle East. Christians are being slaughtered in Syria and Egypt as I write this.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: voxpopuli, 6/2/2013 7:36:36 PM     (No. 9357155)

remember.. the kenyan in chief assured the RUSSIANS that he´d be more flexible..
after the election..
oh.. he´s also been jumping in bed with the CHINESE lately..
good thing these are non-communist countries without much of a military..
with our best intentions in mind.... oops..

good thing a certain political party hasn´t been intent on destroying OUR military from WITHIN.. oops again..

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Reply 6 - Posted by: JAN, 6/2/2013 7:54:08 PM     (No. 9357179)

This article must be passed on to everyone we know who value the truth about what is happening in Syria.

We have a decimated Egypt, Tunisia, Libya, Mali, with many more countries on the brink.



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Reply 7 - Posted by: bighambone, 6/2/2013 7:54:46 PM     (No. 9357181)

Then add John McCain´s interference and you can safely bet that in the end there will be big trouble, because lately he has always been wrong in what he says and instigates.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: dragonslayer2, 6/2/2013 8:17:32 PM     (No. 9357193)

Swati tolja and tolja and tolja. John McCain has no business interfering in the internal affairs of Syria.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Coy860, 6/2/2013 9:17:08 PM     (No. 9357220)

Things were a whole lot quieter over in that region when Mubarak and Ghaddafi were in power. Thanks for nothing, Obama and Hillary.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: richwill, 6/2/2013 10:15:01 PM     (No. 9357256)

the only hope is the different sects of islam keep killing one another.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Bohallx, 7/13/2013 10:15:15 PM     (No. 9422423)

The 900 years of conflict between the Norman occupation state in Britain and the Welsh, Irish, Scottish, Manx and Cornish people is hardly comparable to the situation in Syria ~

There is a very good reason why about 90% of the world´s Celtic folks live somewhere other than Europe ~ in contrast, about 90% of the world´s Arabic speaing people live in the Middle East and have done so for the last 5,000 or so years, with most of the last 1,000 years finding them being Turkish captives.

Sorry ~ too many dissimilarities ~ does not compute.

UK as a victim doesn´t work well either ~ which is why you had Americans financing gun running to the IRA (albeit the wrong IRA ~ since the most recent version were a bunch of commies ~ a few B52 runs could have changed that problem ~ but you´d still had Americans of substantial Irish ancestry sending guns to somebody else ~ maybe the right ones this time)



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