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Intervention in Syria would implicate US in war crimes

Posted by seumasach on July 24, 2013

[“A frank and informal exchange with the National Coalition” is a diplomatic way of saying to the “rebel”leadership: “get your asses to the Geneva 2 peace conference”]

Intervention in Syria would implicate US in war crimes, warns top military officer

Irish Times

24th July, 2013

Martin Dempsey, the US’s highest-ranking military officer, has warned against intervention in the Syrian conflict. In a letter to the chairman of the senate armed services committee laying out military options, Gen Dempsey said arming and training rebels could lead to a deepening of US involvement; would cost $500 million a year initially; would risk arming al-Qaeda forces; and would implicate the US in war crimes

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