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Russian, Chinese Stands On Syria: Great News

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Russia's Putin Feeding Bashar Assad Syrian's Blood (Photo credit: FreedomHouse)For those who don't think Russia and China are just too big, and so there's no hope for democracy entering those domains, their wrong stands on Syria is an opportunity to expose them. Unless they come on board, Libya like military action is not possible, necessary but not possible. But there are so many other options.

There is always room for unilateral military action. Aerial bombardments are an option for NATO. America is not seeking Russian and Chinese approval for any possible military action on Iran. But there are several options before that. One is getting the Syrian opposition better organized. That is political work. And the opposition army in Syria could be provided help. So there is no global military action. But there is action on the ground by those who have rightfully defected from the Syrian Army.

Homs Is Benghazi

The best strategy on Russia and China is to engage them. Let t…

Republican Porridge (2)

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Santorum Drops By Iowa State Fair (Photo credit: Talk Radio News Service)Republican Porridge
Wall Street Journal: Santorum Delivers a GOP Stunner
Rick Santorum jolted the Republican presidential race Tuesday with a three-state sweep of nominating contests in Colorado, Missouri and Minnesota, puncturing Mitt Romney's claim to be the unstoppable front-runner...... Of the eight nominating contests so far, Mr. Santorum has now won four, while Mr. Romney has won three and Newt Gingrich one—a tally that seemed unlikely only a few days ago. ..... Mr. Santorum's Missouri victory margin was substantial: He won 75,000 more votes than Mr. Romney and 29,000 more than Mr. Romney's combined Iowa and Nevada totals..... what could be a long, state-by-state fight for convention delegates. ...... Super Tuesday..... In a sign of how the race was leaping toward that showdown, Mr. Gingrich spent most of Tuesday campaigning in Ohio, a Super Tuesday state, while Mr. Romney planned to fly Wednesd…

Homs Is Benghazi

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Image via WikipediaAnd it is time for international military action.

The reason China and Russia are opposed is the reason the Burmese General shifted his capital to some remote location once Bush did what he did to Saddam. The Burmese dictator identified closely with Saddam.

Working to get China and Russia to come on board is less about Syria and more about China and Russia.

The Response To Benghazi Has To Be In Tripoli
The Military Options
Don't Let Benghazi Fall

The Guardian: Inside Homs: 'We are seriously dying here. It is really war'
the Syrian army is carrying out a ferocious bombardment against helpless civilians ..... Elsewhere in Syria there appears to be growing evidence that in the wake of diplomatic failure, and Russia and China's veto of a UN resolution to end the bloodshed in the country, Bashar al-Assad, Syria's president, has decided to launch a conclusive military offensive against the rebels. ...... Activists in the former opposition stronghold of…