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    • common sense
    • 04.12.12 | 17:41 (IST)

    he can save himself by using these weapons on Israel and thereby focus Arab & world attention on an immediate Israeli response that would necessarily be devastating to both Syrian military and civilians alike. Then who will the sanctimonious moralists of the world blame? More likely than not, this tragedy will be blamed on Israel. For proof, one need look no further than the recent Gaza conflict initiated by years/months/weeks long Hamas rocket attacks against Israel's civilians, Israel's devastating response and Hamas' subsequent successful attempts (with cooperation from those morally bankrupt individuals, countries and ,media) to vilify Israel for the Gaza conflict an any civilian casualties.

    from the article: NATO warns Assad: World will react immediately if Syria uses WMDs
    First published 16:28 04.12.12 | Last updated 16:28 04.12.12
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