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Viewpoint - September 11, 2013

Letter: Define objectives before deciding on Syrian attack

On Syria, there are two facts. 1) It is a civil war, not unlike civil wars that occur from time to time across the world. 2) Chemical weapons are used in contravention of the Geneva Protocol. The same could be said about the Congo, where a simmering civil war has claimed more lives and, against multiple international treaties, child soldiers are deployed and women raped.

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George Yang, Madera Avenue, Menlo Park


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