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1 posted on 12/10/2012 6:26:24 AM PST by Reaganite Republican
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2 posted on 12/10/2012 6:27:19 AM PST by Reaganite Republican
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To: Reaganite Republican

Great writeup-really explains in detail all you need to know about what is going on in Syria. Much better than most of the crap the MSM produces.


4 posted on 12/10/2012 6:49:20 AM PST by icwhatudo (Low taxes and less spending in Sodom and Gomorrah is not my idea of a conservative victory)
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To: Reaganite Republican

Looking at the map, the Sunni part of the country would have no access to the Mediterranean. I don’t know how they would allow that. I’m afraid for Lebanon again. Now they have to worry about 3 Syrian neighbours instead of just 1!


5 posted on 12/10/2012 6:58:50 AM PST by winner3000
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To: Reaganite Republican

And what is wrong with a Syria broken up into Alawite, Druze and other sectors?

The smaller and weaker they are, they less power Al Qaeda and the Islamists have, and the more ability to keep them all off balance, no?


6 posted on 12/10/2012 7:02:07 AM PST by PGR88
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To: Reaganite Republican

Dividing Iraq into parts, at least creating an independent Kurdistan, had some merit when hind-sight is applied. Was Slow Joe right? Hard to tell since Obama abandoned Iraq early on.


7 posted on 12/10/2012 7:20:22 AM PST by NonValueAdded (If you can keep your head when all about you are losing theirs, you've likely misread the situation.)
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To: Reaganite Republican

Sounds like the location of the Russian naval base in a former Alawite “independent” state during the French mandate was a consideration when the Russians got it.

While this report has lots of charges we still don’t know who the players are. There must be other means to get info about what is going on over there. Wonder about Catholic/Christian reaction/resources same with the Druze or better yet Jewish sources..

Arab news sources are cans of crawly things. Lota work hard to get insights and intelligence from MSM. Thanks for the map and background


9 posted on 12/10/2012 9:44:21 AM PST by mosesdapoet ("A voice crying in the wilderness make streight for the way of the Lord")
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Does anyone know what came of the reporting last week that the Syrian government was mixing chemicals to install into the missile warheads in anticipation of firing them off when things came to a head?


10 posted on 12/10/2012 9:53:20 AM PST by OB1kNOb (On November 6th liberty was given the death penalty in America.)
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To: Reaganite Republican

In the meantime, the country’s top officials and army officers have formed an Alawite-dominated security council to manage the war and -now it appears- slowly extract officials, their families, and as many regime assets as possible so as to relocate them in the mountainous Alawi areas in the north-west of the country- all perhaps in preparation for a new Alawite mini-state north of Lebanon, on the Mediterranean coast .


OK. But *slowly*? Seems to be that if it were me I’d be trying to do it R F’in NOW.


14 posted on 12/10/2012 11:03:35 AM PST by 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten
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To: Reaganite Republican

http://www.canadafreepress.com/index.php/article/51679


17 posted on 12/12/2012 6:05:48 AM PST by opentalk
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