Skip to comments.Key Senators Say Drones Should Document Assad Regime Attacks on Civilians
Posted on 02/24/2012 4:28:09 PM PST by ColdOne
As diplomats attend a critical meeting in Tunisia to pressure Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to step down in the wake of attacks by his regime forces on his own people, a key group of U.S. senators suggested Friday that unmanned drones be used to document the reported atrocities.
"It has been reported that unmanned aerial vehicles are now being flown over Syria to monitor sites containing weapons of mass destruction and related materials. This is appropriate, but unmanned aerial vehicles should also be tasked to document attacks on Syrian civilians by Assad's forces and to enable the Syrian opposition to defend against them," said Sens. John McCain, R-Ariz., Joe Lieberman, I-Conn., and Lindsey Graham, R-SC. "We should rule out no option that could help save lives."
The trio, senior members of the Armed Services Committee, has been for some time calling for the U.S. to arm the opposition in war-torn Syria, a position that puts them at odds with the Obama Administration but one that received the hearty backing of the Saudi Foreign Minister in Tunis on Friday,
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Why on earth would we spend money to “document” how many islamic a-holes were wasted by another group of islamic a-holes. Both of which, utterly hate America.
I pay taxes,,for THIS?
Uhh...dude. Why don't 'YOU GUYS' fricken arm them???
What the hell are we? The fricken 'godfather' of the world?
Who gives a Shiite? let them have their intramural fight.
The dude doing the shooting are Alawites, NOT Shi’a or Sunni.
They were a horribly oppressed minority until the French took over in the 20s and 30s. They put Alawites in power to offset Sunni dominance.
They are not going to let the muslin brotherhood take over.
The one in change now are also Ba’ath party - same as Saddam - weird, huh.