Skip to comments.French Philosopher Bernard-Henri Levy: What Was Done In Libya Can Be Done In Syria
Posted on 08/05/2012 2:37:50 AM PDT by Eleutheria5
Interviewer: "Do you agree that both the revolutions in Tunisia and Egypt worked without foreign intervention?" Bernard-Henri Lévy: "Absolutely, but Mubarak was not Qadhafi. It was not the same. It was not the same sort of dictatorship. It was not the same sort of brutality. If somebody today looks like Qadhafi, it is Bashar Al-Assad, who is really a butcher of his own people. Mubarak and Ben Ali were bad guys corrupted, thieves, tyrants, of course but they were not of the same sort." [...] Interviewer: "Do you think President Hollande will be as active in Syria as Sarkozy was in Libya?" Bernard-Henri Lévy: "I hope so, with all my heart, because I think that it is even more doable in Syria than it was in Libya....
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Levy: It's doable. Therefore it should be done.
At least he is belying the old stereotype about Jews being smart.
French surrender monkeys are going to tell the rest of the what to do?
The French taking a leadership role? Jamais! As if it’s a given that what was done in Libya was the right thing for Libyans or the Middle East or the US or rest of the world.
The West should not compound one mistake with another.
Muslims shelling their own cities? Muslims killing Muslims in the name of religion? Muslims threatening the use of chemical weapons on each other? Just a vision of what Israel will face if the US fails to aggressively support them.
Not if the Soviets gave the Syrians the S-300 missile defense system. Then it would be difficult with losses. There are conflicting reports out there.
Howzabout we throw his butt into Aleppo with an AK47, and a 70 lb pack on his back.
I wonder what his thoughts would be then. Other than,"MAMA" of course.
BTW..Why is it that we always hear about French philosophers, but never about French heroes?
Some of our guys I know fit that profile as well.................
de Gaule and the Free French were pretty heroic. Since then? non.