May 12, 2011

Syria Sees Obama's Weakness

Michael Young, Daily Star

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The Syrian protesters are right in not pursuing their salvation in Washington, let alone Brussels, Paris, or London. This is not an American administration overly outraged by the viciousness of dictatorships.


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