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August 26th, 2013
08:12 PM ET

After potential poison gas attack, the next move in Syria

Wolf Blitzer asks CNN's senior international correspondent Nick Paton Walsh and the Washington Institute for Near East Policy's Andrew Tabler what will happen next in Syria as the U.S. considers a military strike against the Assad regime.

Filed under: Chemical weapons • Military • Nick Paton Walsh • Syria
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  1. Mycroft Lake Travis Texas

    We, meaning the USA should not strike. We have our enemies fighting against each other. al Qaeda and Hezbollah fighting each other we should stay out and let the cards fall where they may, right now we should rejoice they are busy fighting each other vs planning to attack Americans. We should get the heck out of Afghanistan right now as well. I can't help but think how much better off we'd all be now if Kucinich had won the Presidency, I don't think we would have seen the backsliding,the caving, the folding, that President Obama demonstrates at his leisure. Is Gitmo closed yet ? Is the NSA still spying on Patriotic American ? Has there been any progress what so ever, ending Scooter Libby Justice? Any White Collar Criminals put behind bars or being investigated ? I for one could go the rest of the year without hearing about the middle east drama queens again. I wish the Situation Room would start covering Global Warming, South America,Canada, Mexico, Africa ,Australia,Russia,Iceland,Germany,Sweden, Switzerland and just any of the entire world before wasting my news time on a bunch of Drama Queens from the middle east, like I said before as long as they are killing each other, they don't have time to kill Americans. If the News Agencies would just stop ramming the middle east down our throats, the drama queens would realize they don't have an audience and soon get back to making a living. American Tax Payers don't want our government wasting our tax dollars on the middle east. Were not here to subsidize the fighting, give aid or give arms. Lets make the USA better and stop wasting our time and our dimes on the middle east. If they ever pose real threat,drop an atom bomb or two, just keep it off the news.

    August 28, 2013 at 6:17 pm |

      each one comments actually is is right or not but we are all know that , one of us and them, we know that each one of them are responsible of their own actions whether it is right or wrong but still there is still one or more is responsible on that attacked, might be the reasons of unrighteousness and desperately strategy that create a destruction, and we are all involves, and misunderstood it is part of terrorism and as considering as one of the most biggest problems of each one countries on how to resolved this insurgency problems not only us, not the aid nor tax money, it doesn't matter everybody is involves and be affected and each countries that what we are facing right now Not Only Syria , we are all be Impacted on that attacked, and for me , we should Eliminate those massive destructive weapons,is the big factors that bringing each one countries , same as what is happening, and what ever is going on to the Crisis of Syria Nor any other countries that they are experiencing too right now, that they are trying to launch we are actually involves , I'am just saying this because we are all be impacted as one world that we are living regardless which counties where In, we are all responsible. regardless with aid or money or expenses of each countries trying to help. this is not the point, the point is how can we, ,or them to resolved it the issue, to maintain the peace in order of each one countries. not by killing or harming each other.

      August 29, 2013 at 3:40 am |
  2. jo mccarren

    please have a reporter do a map of the world & show where USA is involved in fighting wars,etc,where we have military forces.Have not seen any media/etc,showing this info.Maybe as a citizen of this great country,we should all see what we are doing.Do any country's come to help us, when we have weather destructions? Thank you jo phoenix az.

    August 27, 2013 at 3:36 pm |
  3. John Palermo

    Once we cross the deep red line that seems to have been drawn, whats next? We can't get pulled into another Iraq, or Afgan type war and Libya is now fairly lawless.

    There is no easy answer, but, what ever action taken has to have a clear exit strategy that does not include 10 years of military action.

    August 27, 2013 at 12:36 pm |
  4. Gulam J

    Here we go again ! We need to learn from our previous experiences. Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, Egypt.... all are still worse off then before...

    We really need to know who is responsible for the chemical attacks. Would the Assad Government be so stupid to launch an attack of such magnitude with the inspectors in town... Is that not coincidental ??? Strange indeed !!! The rebels could also be involved... look at the fringe elements killing ones own in Iraq, Afghanistan... they don't care if its women and children.. we really need to investigate before we then say .. OOPs !!!!

    August 27, 2013 at 11:37 am |

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