March 2, 2012

Libya's Lesson for Syria

Rob Dover, Kings of War

AP Photo

We should be able to agree that the Syrian government’s response to the uprising are unfortunate in the extreme, and we can certainly concur with David Cameron’s comments about this in Brussels this morning. About Syria. Not him riding a knackered old police horse. Only in Britain.

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Syria, Iran and the Obama Doctrine
David Sanger, New York Times
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February 29, 2012
Brazil's New Swagger
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February 25, 2012
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February 23, 2012
Libya, One Year Later
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