On 09/01/2013 11:08 AM, Richard J. Williams wrote:
President Obama painted himself into a corner with red paint. Obama put a
temporary brake on the idea that a President can do anything he wants
However, we can now watch where Assad moves all his artillery and guns -
then, later we will know what Assad will do when he feels threatened.
run, but he can't hide from a cruise missile, anytime, any place
to order a fire.
In fact, because he is being criticized, Obama may be more determined
than ever. The President has the right to call a strike without the
Bill Clinton didn't bother with getting a rubber stamp from Congress -
what had to be done to save the people in Bosnia. George W. Bush could
invaded Syria if he had wanted to, and Assad would be in Guantanamo Cuba
Apparently you are anti-sovereignty? How does that go down with your
For the record I opposed Clinton's intervention. At the time we had some
folks in that region on an email group who were telling us about being
bombed by the US. I don't think we have any Syrians here.
So do you like spend your tax dollars on war or better roads and bridges
in the US?
The problems in the Middle East are only going to be solved by the
nations going in there with boots on the ground and take over to enforce
human rights. Most of the Middle East countries are just lines in the
anyway, created by the League of Nations after WW II.
The trouble in the Middle East started when the US and British oil
companies decided to carve up the area for themselves. Go look it up.