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Time to Confront Obama

Jim Oakland Wrote: Apr 27, 2013 11:00 PM
Maybe the best option is doing nothing. Assad's calculations must include Israel attacking in the event of drawing in Israel as a scapegoat. If I was Assad, I would rather fight a civil war than fight the IDF.

The time has come for Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu to confront U.S. President Barack Obama.

A short summary of events from the past three days: On Tuesday morning, the head of the IDF's Military Intelligence Analysis Division Brig. Gen.

Itay Brun revealed that the Syrian government has already used "lethal chemical weapons," against Syrian civilians and opposition forces. Brun described footage of people visibly suffering the impact of chemical agents, apparently sarin gas.

Hours later, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Netanyahu had told him on the telephone that "he was not in a position to confirm" Brun's statement.

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