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OPINION: The US Will Regret Intervention in Syria

OPINION: The US Will Regret Intervention in Syria
The predictable debate over U.S. intervention in Syria is well underway and sadly under-thought. From the tragic humanitarian reasons to those of national security, many of the reasons for a military strike against the Assad regime are undercut by both history and international law. Here's why the U.S. will regret involvement in the Middle East's deadliest civil war.
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Israel Is Not a Poor Nation, But It Gets Nearly One Third of American Foreign Aid

Israel Is Not a Poor Nation, But It Gets Nearly One Third of American Foreign Aid
Israel's gross domestic product per capita places it among the richest nations in the world, similar to France and Japan. It ranks 10th in the world in percentage of its population who are millionaires. And yet, the U.S. gives its ally approximately $4.5 billion annually.
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Pentagon Nixed 1998 Probe of Iranian Nuclear Program

In 1998, the Defense Department vetoed a delegation of prominent U.S. nuclear specialists to go to Iran to investigate its nuclear program at the invitation of the government of newly-elected Iranian President Mohammad Khatami, according to the nuclear scientist who was organizing the mission.
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Syria Crumbles Under the Weight of War

The hottest places in Hell are reserved for those, who in time of great moral crisis, maintain their neutrality. –Dante
The world watches as a nation is torn, slow motion, at the seams. Money and geopolitics has caused a feeding frenzy of western nations biting and tearing at Syria, all h...
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