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Putin, Assad, Obama, Paul, Khamenei : Voices of Power in the Syrian Crisis : #Syria

Assembled by Rawlinsview, September 12, 2013 New York Below are links of recent major statements made by the leading national representatives   in the international crisis centered on the Syrian Civil war/ proxy war. Russian President Vladimir Putin Op-Ed New York … Continue reading

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U.S. Senator Rand Paul’s Rebuttal to Obama Syria Speech Opens the Way to War

September 10, 2013 Rawlinsview–New York Below are excerpts followed by a link to the complete text of Republican Senator Paul’s Fox News televised rebuttal to Obama’s September’ 10 speech on Syria. Paul is often identified as a “Libertarian” though he … Continue reading

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Map shows Syria’s Oil and Gas Development and Transport Infrastructure. #Syria

September 10, 2013, Rawlinsview  New York This map found on Wikipedia and color adjusted by Rawlinsview shows the locations of oil and gas extraction as well as related transport infrastructure in Syria. It may help the reader better understand the … Continue reading

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Myth 3 #Syria : 3 of 3: The Limited Strike and the Long Term: Life after congressional approval.

Rawlinsview September 8, 2013–New York Doubtless I seem as the swordsman lancing a scarecrow setting up for my third myth the one that is  least believed. Lest their remain the opinion that no-one of any experience or authority, beyond the … Continue reading

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Myth 2 of 3. The Syrian Proxy War: Syria #Syria The US has no strategic interest

Myth two. The US has no significant strategic interest in the outcome of the Syrian conflict. ie this is primarily a humanitarian issue or one of honor for the US president. There are variations on this theme and it is … Continue reading

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Martin Luther King Jr. Words on Vietnam

“and we again fell victim to the deadly Western arrogance that has poisoned the international atmosphere for so long.” As US President Barack Obama attempts to wear the mantle of the civil rights movement by commemorating the 1963 March on … Continue reading

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Lines of Allegiance Sharpen In Syria’s Global Proxy War

See “US and Russia Simultaneously Announce Intent to Arm Opposing Sides in Syria. http://finance.yahoo.com/news/us-russia-simultaneously-announce-intent-145729405.html See EU agrees to put Hezbollah’s military wing on terror list  http://www.france24.com/en/20130722-eu-agrees-blacklist-hezbollah-military-wing-terror-list-bulgaria-bomb See Syria intervention ‘could cost US billions of dollars’   http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/middleeast/syria/10196498/Syria-intervention-could-cost-US-billions-of-dollars.html

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