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    • George Hoffman
    • 21.05.13 | 05:49 (IDT)

    I served as a medical corpsman in Vietnam. I told people the Iraq war would be another debacle. They laughed at me. Now Nouri al-Malaki and his Shiite government are staunch allies of Iran and Syria, The country is a war zone of car bombings and sectarian violence. But Syria will be much worse, It may be the first big proxy war of this so-called war on terror drawing all sides into its vortex. I get a very bad feeling in my gut about Syria. And I think about the First World War, how all the nations sleepwalked into the abyss.

    from the article: Before confronting Syria, Israel should consider saving its energy for Iran
    First published 23:28 19.05.13 | Last updated 23:10 19.05.13
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