Syria is a '10-year issue,' top gener...

Syria is a '10-year issue,' top general says

There are 29 comments on the CNN story from Jul 8, 2013, titled Syria is a '10-year issue,' top general says. In it, CNN reports that:

The United States faces "a 10-year issue" in Syria as it weighs how deeply it wants to get involved the country's civil war, the top U.S. military officer warned in an interview that aired Sunday.

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Monsanto

United States

#1 Jul 8, 2013
Not so fast. We've been working with Senator McCain (aka Johnny Appleseed) to create a genetically modified jihadi, free of the al Qaeda genetic aberration and whose America/Israel friendly seeds we can sow in the Levant. We hope that the new strain will be ready for planting later this year, yielding a mature crop in less than 10 years, depending on how prevalent rebel child soldiers are by that time.
Syrian

Waterford, CT

#2 Jul 8, 2013
It's potentially another Iraq and Afghanistan, and the American people want no part of it!
Toxik

Barrigada, Guam

#3 Jul 8, 2013
Syrian wrote:
It's potentially another Iraq and Afghanistan, and the American people want no part of it!
That's true. We don't want to be involved and we don't need to send our sons to a country where everyone is at each others throat.
Syrian

Waterford, CT

#4 Jul 9, 2013
Americans do not want to waste more lives and money on this idiocy.
Ivan Zvonko Kilic

Reynella, Australia

#5 Jul 9, 2013
The Western militaries must be wise enough to not get involved again in the Middle East in any compacity what so ever.

Lets not forget that it was the American Government that sabbotaged the Secularist Afghani Government of Dr. Mohammed Najibulah in the 1980's by supplying weapons to the Mujahadeen & their Saudi Alqaeda partners; Osama Bin Ladin's Arabs
Avenger

Hamilton, Canada

#6 Jul 9, 2013
Ivan Zvonko Kilic wrote:
The Western militaries must be wise enough to not get involved again in the Middle East in any compacity what so ever.
Lets not forget that it was the American Government that sabbotaged the Secularist Afghani Government of Dr. Mohammed Najibulah in the 1980's by supplying weapons to the Mujahadeen & their Saudi Alqaeda partners; Osama Bin Ladin's Arabs
Ruskie invasion destroyed Afghanistan been a disaster since.
Ivan Zvonko Kilic

Sydney, Australia

#7 Jul 9, 2013
Avenger wrote:
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Ruskie invasion destroyed Afghanistan been a disaster since.
Afghanistan believe it or not was more or less in one piece up until Dr. Mohammed Najibullah was deposed in 1992, then the Mujahaideen factions started turning on each other, tearing the capital Kabul apart in the process.
Avenger

Hamilton, Canada

#8 Jul 9, 2013
Ivan Zvonko Kilic wrote:
<quoted text>Afghanistan believe it or not was more or less in one piece up until Dr. Mohammed Najibullah was deposed in 1992, then the Mujahaideen factions started turning on each other, tearing the capital Kabul apart in the process.
Operation Storm-333
was the codename of an operation on 27 December 1979 in which Soviet Special Forces stormed the Tajbeg Palace in Afghanistan and killed Afghan President Hafizullah Amin and his 100–150 personal guards.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Storm-...
Ivan Zvonko Kilic

Norwood, Australia

#9 Jul 9, 2013
Avenger wrote:
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Operation Storm-333
was the codename of an operation on 27 December 1979 in which Soviet Special Forces stormed the Tajbeg Palace in Afghanistan and killed Afghan President Hafizullah Amin and his 100–150 personal guards.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Storm-...
Yes but Afghanistan was still in one piece at that time & it remained that way up untill 1992/93 despite Russian Military presence
Greater Syrian

Grand Blanc, MI

#10 Jul 9, 2013
I strongly believe in the genuinity of the true Syrian people who span back to 10 thousands years to get rid of Arabic and Islamic dominance and bring back their homeland to the fold of human civilizations..,! What a ten years in the age of thousands years old people..? Could be heavy price to cleanse our nation from the radicals of Arab world!!

rtloder

Since: Nov 12

Sydney, Australia

#11 Jul 9, 2013
Avenger wrote:
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Operation Storm-333
was the codename of an operation on 27 December 1979 in which Soviet Special Forces stormed the Tajbeg Palace in Afghanistan and killed Afghan President Hafizullah Amin and his 100–150 personal guards.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Storm-...
What has that got to do with anything that is on the agenda for now.???.
Your inferences may be "well" meaning , but how often do we see "well" commenting ????
Couldn't you just send him your kind regards in a letter or a telegram.
I only mention that because you seen to believe this is the 1950 ' s come to keep your thoughts company.
Well its not "well" is that you "well" .
OH. No !, now you've started me at it.
Was that the King of England who died yesterday??.
Syrian

Waterford, CT

#12 Jul 9, 2013
Toxik wrote:
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That's true. We don't want to be involved and we don't need to send our sons to a country where everyone is at each others throat.
I think the US Congress finally hears you.
Avenger

Hamilton, Canada

#13 Jul 9, 2013
rtloder wrote:
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What has that got to do with anything that is on the agenda for now.???.
Your inferences may be "well" meaning , but how often do we see "well" commenting ????
Couldn't you just send him your kind regards in a letter or a telegram.
I only mention that because you seen to believe this is the 1950 ' s come to keep your thoughts company.
Well its not "well" is that you "well" .
OH. No !, now you've started me at it.
Was that the King of England who died yesterday??.
Well you see Ivan brought up the conversation of the era not me try to pay attention now.
Syrian

Waterford, CT

#14 Jul 9, 2013
Finally Congress is listening to the American military.

rtloder

Since: Nov 12

Toukley, Australia

#15 Jul 9, 2013
Avenger wrote:
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Well you see Ivan brought up the conversation of the era not me try to pay attention now.

Stop referring to your contemporary commentators as if they can devised as some kind of excuse.
It should have been obvious by my remark concern in the 50 's I was making reference to Salah Jadid , absolutely nothing to do with Ivan.

rtloder

Since: Nov 12

Toukley, Australia

#16 Jul 9, 2013
"Be" devised actually.
My first ever mistake .
hmmm

United States

#17 Jul 9, 2013
'be devised' makes no sense either.
Avenger

Hamilton, Canada

#18 Jul 9, 2013
rtloder wrote:
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Stop referring to your contemporary commentators as if they can devised as some kind of excuse.
It should have been obvious by my remark concern in the 50 's I was making reference to Salah Jadid , absolutely nothing to do with Ivan.
Try speaking in plain English instead of gibberish it might help.
mxlplx

United States

#19 Jul 9, 2013
Try thinking in human thought and not gibbon gibberish, you might be noticed for something other than pure ridicule.
Syrian

Waterford, CT

#20 Jul 12, 2013
Toxik wrote:
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That's true. We don't want to be involved and we don't need to send our sons to a country where everyone is at each others throat.
Good point!

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