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    • 03.03.12 | 19:15 (IST)

    The Security Council is paralyzed by a certain Russian veto, but even without it, it is best for the West not to get involved militarily in toppling Assad. Unlike Libya, Syria is armed to the teeth, so it will be difficult to intervene without significant casualties. Fortunately, the Syrian rebels contain military units, and more will join them as the Sunnis get more outraged by killings of their co-religionists. The Syria rebellion will take care of itself, as it should. In any case, the West did not help Syria in its hour of need, it did not help Syria regain its occupied territory of the Golan. Let it not become too pious now.

    from the article: Amid fresh violence in Syria, Turkey calls on Iran to cut support for Assad regime
    First published 14:48 03.03.12 | Last updated 14:48 03.03.12
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