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  •  NOT terrorists if attacks are against military (1+ / 0-)
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    or government. The US can no longer claim their military are being attacked by "terrorists" according to Victoria Nuland. American military and government workers are now legitimate targets for insurgents and other 'freedom fighters'. They too are not 'innocents'.

    In Washington, State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland said on July 25 that on the day of the attack, US officials "made absolutely clear that we condemn violence in any form inside Syria."

    "We condemn all terrorist attacks, all bombings of targets of civilians," she said.

    Nuland pointed out that the July 18 bombing "targeted senior military and security officials."

    "I would note that these were not civilians. These were the organizers of Assad's military campaign who lost their lives," she said.

    US decries Syria violence, says regime leaders were not "innocents"

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