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U.N. Deal on Syrian Arms Is Milestone After Years of Inertia [Putin pwn3ed Obamugabe & Lurch]
NY TIMES ^ | 9/27/13 | MICHAEL R. GORDON

Posted on 09/27/2013 2:16:00 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper

The five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council have agreed on a resolution that will require Syria to give up its chemical weapons, but there will be no automatic penalties if the Syrians fail to comply, officials said Thursday.

The agreement, hammered out after days of back-room negotiations, is a compromise among the United States, its allies and Russia about how to enforce the resolution, which would eliminate Syria’s chemical arms program.

But the deal, when approved by the 15 members of the Security Council, would amount to the most significant international diplomatic initiative of the Syrian civil war. It would also be a remarkable turn for President Obama, who had been pushing for a military strike on Syria just a few weeks ago before accepting a Russian proposal to have Syria give up its chemical arsenal.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Russia; Syria
KEYWORDS: obamafail; putin; pwn3ed
Nothing but weakness shown by the USA. And the pathetic part is that the Obama buttlicking media will portray this to its public as "leadership".
1 posted on 09/27/2013 2:16:01 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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2 posted on 09/27/2013 2:58:54 AM PDT by Iron Munro (When a killer screams 'Allahu Akbar' you don't need to be mystified about a motive.)
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Not a word of criticism from 95% of the media. I am surprised that cartoon was published! Where was it from?


3 posted on 09/27/2013 3:17:09 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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I am surprised that cartoon was published! Where was it from?

Steve Kelly's cartoons are syndicated and can be seen at Creators Syndicate:

http://www.creators.com/editorialcartoons/steve-kelley/27357.html


4 posted on 09/27/2013 3:50:46 AM PDT by Iron Munro (When a killer screams 'Allahu Akbar' you don't need to be mystified about a motive.)
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