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On The Other Hand...

Reader comment on item: Arguing against "Limited" Strikes on the Assad Regime
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Submitted by Dave (Canada), Aug 31, 2013 at 17:34

After some thought, I think there's also this to consider: Syria is a state sponsor of terrorism which possesses and has most probably has used WMD. As a matter of principle, I think that no such weapons should be tolerated in the hands of such states. Now that is an issue of significance to our national interest.

This leads to a conundrum: How do we deny those weapons without bringing about regime change for the worse or getting ourselves embroiled in a costly mess? I'm afraid that I don't have a ready answer.

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