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http://www.nytimes.com/2013/05/17/world/middleeast/russia-pr...

WASHINGTON — Russia has sent advanced antiship cruise missiles to Syria, a move that illustrates the depth of its support for the Syrian government led by President Bashar al-Assad, American officials said Thursday.

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“It enables the regime to deter foreign forces looking to supply the opposition from the sea, or from undertaking a more active role if a no-fly zone or shipping embargo were to be declared at some point,” said Nick Brown, editor in chief of IHS Jane’s International Defense Review. “It’s a real ship killer.”

You don't do this type of commitment at this point unless you are all in. Seems silly with the follow up repercussions once Assad is gone, but it checks anything the USA or the West will risk in any attempt to do a military intervention.

More death and chaos. Shame on "humanity".


Willy
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