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  •  ditto, at least Hagel can be a stalking horse (5+ / 0-)
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    for some WH strategic moves, OTOH,

    The number of Syrians registered or awaiting registration as refugees in Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey and Egypt has surpassed 540,000, about half of them children, the United Nations said. The number could exceed one million later this year, the agency said.

    “If someone has a gun and is trying to kill you, it would be reasonable to shoot back with your own gun.” - Dalai Lama XIV (-9.50; -7.03)‽ Warning - some snark above‽

    by annieli on Tue Jan 08, 2013 at 08:54:28 PM PST

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    •  Remember Syria had a huge number (5+ / 0-)
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      of refugees from the Iraq attack and the subsequent sectarian civil war? Like Riverbend Girl, who I've heard nothing about since her last post soon after arriving in Syria.

      I know many, maybe most, never returned to Iraq, in fear of the new sectarian arrangements in their old neighborhoods.

      i wonder how many are twice refuges now?

      The Internet is just the tail of the Corporate Media dog.

      by Jim P on Tue Jan 08, 2013 at 09:35:32 PM PST

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