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Waiting Out The War in Syria

Bill1036 Wrote: Aug 22, 2012 7:32 AM
Replacing one murderous Muslim with another is not progress but then who cares? Wars like these drive up corporate profits and feed teh military industrial complex. Good for busienss.
Joe 145 Wrote: Aug 22, 2012 8:31 AM
More importantly, wars get rid of surplus men. Not nice to think of it this way, but it is human nature at work.

Bashar al-Assad's wretched presence in the presidential palace of Damascus may, contrary to Western assumptions, do more good than harm. His murderous, terroristic, and pro-Tehran regime is also non-ideological and relatively secular; it staves off anarchy, Islamist rule, genocide, and rogue control of Syria's chemical weapons.

As Syria's civil war intensifies, Western states are increasingly helping the rebels overthrow Assad and his henchmen. In doing so, the West hopes to save lives and facilitate a democratic transition. Many Western voices call for more than the non-lethal aid now being offered, wanting to arm the rebels, set up...