Syria is bleeding to death and the west stands by

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Author(s) Nick Cohen
Source The Observer
Date June 8, 2013
Quotes-start.png I accept that it is hard after Iraq to talk of the national interest or of Nato or the EU's interest. But the facts of grand strategy have not changed. Even if you can suppress all humanitarian impulses, it is not in the west's interest to have an Assad regime more beholden to Iran than ever on the shores of the Mediterranean. Quotes-end.png

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This item argues for the position United States should intervene on the topic Syrian civil war.