Posts Tagged ‘military’

Syria Accepts Russian Proposal To Hand Over Chemical Weapons

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Today Syria accepted a Russian diplomatic proposal to hand over it’s chemical weapons, in a potential deal aimed at averting a U.S. military strike. President Obama will still speak to the nation tonight from the Oval Office, but it’s now unclear what his message will be. Obama still wants congress to vote to authorize use…
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Left Call Radio 08, 09-08-2013 – War. What Is It Good For? America Gears Up For War In Syria

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Podcast #08: War. What is it good for? America gears up for another war, this time in Syria. Does our focus on chemical weapons soften the blow of conventional weapons? External articles referenced in this episode: Some Context for Our Upcoming Bombing Campaign (The American Prospect) How the Rest of the World Views the American…
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Dear President Obama, What Are The Goals Of Attacking Syria?

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Dear President Obama, What are the goals of U.S. military action in Syria? It seems the two main goals, at least publicly stated by your administration, is that military strikes in Syria are meant to severely impact Bashar al-Assad’s ability to use chemical weapons and to begin to set up the conditions that will ultimately…
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Syria War Drums: Do Liberals Enable Tyrants? I Reject The Premise

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On The Daily Beast, Michael Tomasky explains to us liberals who oppose military action in Syria, how we are enabling the tyrants of the world. His article reads like an extension of the warmongering coming from Secretary of State John Kerry. The entire premise of the piece is predicated on the idea that we inherently…
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