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Red Line Crossed: Hagel, Kerry Say Syria Has Used Chemical Weapons

natch Wrote: Apr 25, 2013 6:19 PM
"Red Line Crossed: Hagel, Kerry Say Syria Has Used Chemical Weapons" This begs the question; So what? What difference does it make if they're killed by gas, or killed by bullets, or killed by bombs or run over by a tank? Why is use of gas the "Red Line?"
Original Saepe_Expertus Wrote: Apr 25, 2013 6:40 PM
NATCH...you Wrote: "Why is use of gas the "Red Line?"

Because it makes them feel decisive and strong....but that's as far as it goes....just 'feelings'.
Rowdy9 Wrote: Apr 25, 2013 6:54 PM
Except the "feel" is for themselves and NO ONE ELSE, NOT EVEN INNOCENTLY MURDERED CIVILIANS

The Obama administration drew a "red line" in the sand months ago with the Assad regime in Damascus: If they were to use WMD's during their nation's civil war, the United States would intervene militarily.  The president himself said the deployment of such weapons would represent a "game-changer."  The British, French, and Israelis have all concluded that chemical weapons have been deployed, and now top US officials are co-signing that assessment. The