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August 31, 2013
Col. Peters on Kerry's speech: 'Melodrama is not a substitute for a strategy'
He has a lot more to say too, including calling out Kerry for his "hypocrisy" for using the same arguments Bush used for military action against Saddam - arguments he called "lies" at the time - for going to war against Assad. Here's part of what Kerry said: The United States government now knows that at least 1,429 Syrians were killed in this attack, including at least 426 children. Even the first-responders, the doctors, nurses and medics who tried to save them, they became victims themselves. We saw them gasping for air, terrified that their own lives were in danger. This is the indiscriminate, inconceivable horror of chemical weapons. This is what Assad did to his own people. We also know many disturbing details about the aftermath. We know that a senior regime official who knew about the attack confirmed that chemical weapons were used by the regime, reviewed the impact, and actually was afraid that they would be discovered. We know this. And we know what they did...(Read Full Post)