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h/t: The Daily Paul
The ABC News political unit has put together a “whip count” of how senators are likely to vote on the Syria resolution. The count is based on public statements, interviews with aides, and statements from Tuesday’s Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing — and it could…
Heavy fighting between rebels and regime forces continues in Syria’s predominately Christian village of Maaloula, which was earlier partially destroyed by Al-Qaeda affiliated rebels.
“There are clashes just inside the town in the western district between Popular Committees (militia) and rebel forces,” director of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, Rami Abdul Rahman, told AFP
Read more at: http://rt.com/news/syrian-village-maaloula-fighting-555/
By Patrick J. Buchanan
Wednesday, John Kerry told the Senate not to worry about the cost of an American war on Syria.
The Saudis and Gulf Arabs, cash-fat on the $110-a-barrel oil they sell U.S. consumers, will pick up the tab for the Tomahawk missiles.
Has it come to this — U.S. soldiers, sailors, Marines and airmen as the mercenaries of sheiks, sultans and emirs, Hessians of the New World Order, hired out to do the big-time killing for Saudi and Sunni royals?
Read more at: http://buchanan.org/blog/just-whose-war-5852
The alleged chemical weapons use in Syria is a provocation carried out by the rebels to attract a foreign-led strike, Russian President Vladimir Putin said at the G20 summit.
There was no 50/50 split of opinion on the notion of a military strike against the Syrian President Bashar Assad, Putin stressed refuting earlier assumptions.
Read more at: http://rt.com/news/putin-g20-syria-meeting-511/