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Eliott Abrams: Masterful Strategist

This is sadly the guiding logic of too many Syrian gang-bangers (i.e. their ONLY thinking cap involves the use of direct force and pressure since arabs only understand force and pressure)… This from a primary architect of the Bush admin’s wildly successful and intensely humane approach to the MidEast:

His question for Amb. Ford:

“2) Doesn’t it seem that the longer the violence goes on the greater the chance of sectarian conflict? If that is so, isn’t the obvious conclusion that Assad must go sooner rather than later? Again, then why not say so?”


Written by nickbiddlenoe

August 9, 2011 at 6:42 pm

Posted in Uncategorized

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