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  •  Assad may have found a way to get someone else (1+ / 0-)
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    happymisanthropy

    to pay for and actually do the grunt work of getting rid of his chemical weapon stockpile.

    Then he doesn't have to pay for either security or upkeep.

    /very sly

    Happy little moron, Lucky little man.
    I wish I was a moron, MY GOD, Perhaps I am!
    —Spike Milligan

    by polecat on Tue Sep 10, 2013 at 07:17:22 AM PDT

    •  Or, more likely, (0+ / 0-)

      Russian intelligence decided that the attack really was from a rogue general, and Putin made an offer Assad couldn't refuse.

      Reasonable suspicion? How can being wrong 98.6% of the time ever be reasonable?

      by happymisanthropy on Tue Sep 10, 2013 at 11:48:18 AM PDT

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