February 24, 2012

China, Russia Must Come to Senses on Syria

Con Coughlin, Daily Telegraph

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The world must be rid of the odious clique of Alawite thugs in Damascus. It would be fitting if the appalling deaths of Colvin and the 28-year-old French journalist Remi Ochlik, after they were hit by missiles fired by pro-Assad forces, helped persuade the remaining countries allied to the Syrian government that the game is up, and that the president and his forces must be prevented from inflicting any further suffering on the country's people.

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