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    • JoeUSA
    • 03.09.13 | 23:06 (IDT)

    by shooting his mouth , policy was changed to support the image/reputation of the president . Best example is the declaration of FDR for " Unconditional Surrender" of Japan in WWII . That left the Japanese with no option but to fight till the bitter end. Now the red lines in Syria , where we have to act militarily and aggravate the situation. The US's credibility is already shot . And any action we take is going to aggravate the situation .

    from the article: Hagel: Refusal to act on Syria would undermine U.S. credibility on Iran
    First published 01:22 04.09.13 | Last updated 21:26 03.09.13
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