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Submitted by Nazim Cairo (France), Apr 12, 2013 at 14:19

I am sorry but I am compelled to respond. I would never accuse you of supporting genocide, of course as I understand where you are coming from. But i just don't think this policy of yours will have much support in the Western circles as it is too outlandish to consider.

Syrian rebels are incompetent fools or jihadi radicals, but Turkey can keep them on the leash, specifically as Turkey is a promoter of Western policy on Syria not an initiator of it. Besides Russia and China are never on the same line as the West is. So I am confident that supporting Assad policy by any side will not harm Turkey - the only thing that can really hurt Turkey's rise is her removal from Western alliance and her replacement by Iranian rival.


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