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Romney’s Bad Syria Plan

Mitt Romney has a not-so-cunning plan for intervening in Syria: But in Syria, with Assad in trouble, we need to communicate to the Alawites, his friends, his ethnic group, to say, look, you have a future if you’ll abandon that guy Assad. We need to work with — with Saudi Arabia and with Turkey to [...]
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