Skip to comments.McCain and Graham denounce US-Russian deal "the start of a diplomatic blind alley."
Posted on 09/14/2013 1:44:02 PM PDT by sunmars
U.S. Senators John McCain (R-AZ) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) today released the following statement on the U.S.-Russian agreement on Syria:
What concerns us most is that our friends and enemies will take the same lessons from this agreement they see it as an act of provocative weakness on America's part. We cannot imagine a worse signal to send to Iran as it continues its push for a nuclear weapon.
Without a U.N. Security Council Resolution under Chapter 7 authority, which threatens the use of force for non-compliance by the Assad regime, this framework agreement is meaningless. Assad will use the months and months afforded to him to delay and deceive the world using every trick in Saddam Hussein's playbook. It requires a willful suspension of disbelief to see this agreement as anything other than the start of a diplomatic blind alley, and the Obama Administration is being led into it by Bashar Assad and Vladimir Putin.
What's worse, this agreement does nothing to resolve the real problem in Syria, which is the underlying conflict that has killed 110,000 people, driven millions from their homes, destabilized our friends and allies in the region, emboldened Iran and its terrorist proxies, and become a safe haven for thousands of Al-Qaeda affiliated extremists. Is the message of this agreement that Assad is now our negotiating partner, and that he can go on slaughtering innocent civilians and destabilizing the Middle East using every tool of warfare, so long as he does not use chemical weapons? That is morally and strategically indefensible.
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I think these two relics must be high on prune juice.
That’s how people get when their Depends are full.
AZ and SC, which is the worst?
A “diplomatic blind alley” never looked so good. I hope Ass-ad plays the Saddam game for a decade.
Closer to the truth than you might believe.
Uber RINO Lindsey Ping
"Republican by day, Democrat by night."
John: Linda, you won't believe the weekend I have planned just for us.
Linda: Sounds good. BTY, I love what you're doing with your left hand. Shall I bend over this chair a bit more?
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Can’t stand these two Amnesty bastids.
Dumb and Dumber on Syria. Both are hardcore DemocRats. Bleep them.
That Steyn remark made me laugh. Describes Kerry to a tee.
These are great quotes by the RINO twins. Here in South Carolina, the patriots have driven down Graham’s approval numbers from 71% in 2012 to 42% as of Sept., 2013, using Graham’s stupid pronouncements in radio ads.
Graham is dead meat. He will be kicked out of the senate in the primary.
That would be some great news!
“That would be some great news!”
Celebrate the news, fortheDeclaration. The patriots in SC have Graham on the ropes. It’s not done yet and we can’t let our guard down, but Graham is a hated man in SC.
Thanks for your support.
The labors of Hercules seem trivial in comparison.
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