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Hey look, someone in Canada still paying attention to the middle east

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Put that coalition down and chew on Terry Glavin for a bit:

We have to stop wasting time and energy asking ourselves stupid questions about the propriety of regime change, about whether a tyrant’s cruelties meet the threshold for the “responsibility to protect” doctrine, and about whether the fictional “Muslim world” will be upset if “we” intervene in “their” affairs. Whether it is Iran, Libya, Syria, or Yemen, our first questions must be: Who are our comrades? What do they want from us? How can we get it to them? The rest is noise.

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