Yes, the UK decision is good news but its not that simple. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Helen
    • 31.08.13 | 21:17 (IDT)

    The Sunni rebels only turned to armed resistance after their peaceful demonstrations were met with violence from the Assad regime. There was no attempt by the Assad regime to meet the legitimate demands of the demonstrators for greater Sunni representation in the political process. The best the US and the West can do is to try and engage Iran (and Russia, China) in a diplomatic process to end the bloodshed in Syria. Of course the US won't even try that given that the US appears to be committed to maintain Israeli hegemony in the ME by trying to weaken Iran.

    from the article: Obama presses on with Syria plans despite parliamentary veto on UK participation
    First published 03:04 30.08.13 | Last updated 05:27 30.08.13
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