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Stuart Carlson

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  1. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    Hmm, letting the international community, yes, including Russia, do something smart, like removing the WMDs under supervision, and using the International Criminal Court to prosecute “bad apples”, IS a lot smarter than blowing up still MORE people in the name of “humanitarianism”.

  2. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    The third option is send aid to the people, including kits for chemical weapons survival.

  3. ODon

    ODon said, almost 2 years ago

    Good Cop/Bad Cop may be working.

  4. Uncle Joe

    Uncle Joe GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    @dtroutma

    Maybe. Russia has made a call for putting the chemical weapons under International control & Assad’s regime responded favorably. I don’t see Assad submitting himself to the ICC, nor do I see Russia backing that move.

    (Thankfully!) There is no support for another prolonged military operation in the Mid-East. The limited strikes are no more of a guarantee of eliminating the weapons than a UN team. If Putin & Assad can work out a deal, that’s the best option on the console.

    The sad truth is the fighting will go on in Syria for years to come. It’s far from the only place on the planet where bystanders are being slaughtered.

  5. Gypsy8

    Gypsy8 said, almost 2 years ago

    @churchillwasright

    “…… If he, and you, actually tuned in to Fox now and then, you might learn something….”
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    With Hannity you would learn how ridiculously partisan and stupid (but smooth) it is possible to be. I swear if Obama were to engineer and deliver the Gettysburg Address, the I Have a Dream Speech, and the Ten Commandments, Hannity would somehow find them weak.

  6. Gypsy8

    Gypsy8 said, almost 2 years ago

    Putin has a vested interest in eliminating stocks of poison gas. Russia has a large population of Muslims, some in and around Chechnya who just may like to get their hands on a few canisters of poison gas. A little pressure and he just may do the right thing.

  7. lonecat

    lonecat said, almost 2 years ago

    @mskemple

    Kerry’s remark was carefully planned.

  8. martens is fed up

    martens is fed up said, almost 2 years ago

    OK, you guys beat me to it…I was just about to point out that this may be a brilliant strategy by the Obama administration. Couldn’t help but remember the Cuban missile crisis…bluff (particularly when there is a strong chance it ISN’T a bluff) can work to bring about a desired result.

  9. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    Hmm, I shall repeat myself from yesterday. I think the anti-war Obama and Kerry have actually “punk’d” the opposition and even used Putin, and France, to get something even Israel will buy into !! Real “strength” is knowing when to use the force at your command, and when to hold it in your “hand”.

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