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Suddenly, the Media is Ignoring the Syrian Civil War
« on: October 12, 2013, 08:04:21 AM »
Suddenly, the Media is Ignoring the Syrian Civil War



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Security. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Thursday said his government is sincere about holding peace talks with the Taliban. He made the statement in response to the interview by rebel chief Hakimullah Mehsud who complained no serious steps had been taken to open a dialogue. Speaking after a security meeting in Peshawar, Sharif said progress was being made on the issue of opening negotiations." Sharif provided no details, however.

Syria: Chemical update. The second team of chemical weapons experts has arrived in Damascus. Meanwhile, the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) said the first team has completed visits to three of Syria's 45 chemical weapons sites.

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Re: Suddenly, the Media is Ignoring the Syrian Civil War
« Reply #1 on: October 12, 2013, 08:37:59 AM »
Of course.  They have a much more serious "war" to focus on:  the (mythical) republican war on the federal government.

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Re: Suddenly, the Media is Ignoring the Syrian Civil War
« Reply #2 on: October 12, 2013, 08:38:28 AM »
Meanwhile, I doubt the U.S. "government shutdown" has slowed the flow of funding from Obama to the Taliban.
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Re: Suddenly, the Media is Ignoring the Syrian Civil War
« Reply #3 on: October 12, 2013, 08:46:21 AM »
Of course they are ignoring it.  After all, the Obama Red Line has been drawn.
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Re: Suddenly, the Media is Ignoring the Syrian Civil War
« Reply #4 on: October 12, 2013, 08:50:05 AM »
Never mind that the Muslim Brotherhood may win this war.
GOP House members came to Paul Ryan to be Speaker. He didn't come to them. And he was everybody's conservative darling back in 2012. So unless 1 of the remaining 240 wants to step up & do a better job in budgeting & negotiations & herding the party cats, then everybody please STFU. You go to battle with the army you have, not the one you want but don't have.

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Re: Suddenly, the Media is Ignoring the Syrian Civil War
« Reply #5 on: October 12, 2013, 01:01:11 PM »
Of course.  They have a much more serious "war" to focus on:  the (mythical) republican war on the federal government.

That's right.  Media:  "MUST cook up another distraction from Obamacare, etc."


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