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Syria Weapons Inspections: Iraq Redux?

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Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 9:39 AM

Mark Twain supposedly said “History doesn’t repeat itself, but it rhymes.”   President Obama and Secretary John Kerry must hate the rhyme, as their frustrating experience confronting Assad and Syria echoes more and more President Bush’s experience with Saddam and Iraq during the summer and fall of 2002. And now the agreement reportedly hammered out in Geneva . . .
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Arming Syrian Rebels: Lethal Assistance and International Law

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Wednesday, May 1, 2013 at 10:00 AM

On the Sunday talk shows, various members of Congress exhorted the United States to increase its assistance to the Syrian rebels, whether by providing them with additional (lethal) equipment, or by establishing a no-fly zone, or by entering Syria to secure its chemical weapons caches.  Last night the Post reported that the Executive Branch is seriously . . .
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