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Randa May Know This

Notice how as you read on from the headline here , the actual evidence for the first claim withers:

Hezbollah, Iran Could Abandon Assad in Syria

Bashar al Assad’s previous supporters may be hedging their bets against his demise

“His ability to impact the region has definitely diminished,” says Randa Slim, a Middle East scholar at the New America Foundation, a Washington-based think tank. “Because of this realization that the Assad regime is not going to be here to stay, players in the region including Hezbollah, Hamas, and PKK, have to start hedging their bets and reconsidering their interests.”

–Randa may be right, but the point is that her quote suggests she is merely saying that the allies should and might be hedging….

 

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Written by nickbiddlenoe

November 11, 2011 at 12:22 pm

Posted in Uncategorized

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