US prepares new sanctions on Assad re...

US prepares new sanctions on Assad regime

There are 5 comments on the The Capital-Journal story from Aug 10, 2012, titled US prepares new sanctions on Assad regime. In it, The Capital-Journal reports that:

The Obama administration is readying new sanctions on Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime and its allies as U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton heads to Turkey for weekend talks with top Turkish officials and Syrian opposition activists.

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Eleanor

Vernon Hills, IL

#1 Aug 10, 2012
Another misadventure by American 'interests'...

"The new assistance will bring the total U.S. aid to $82 million since the crisis began 17 months ago."

No matter how hard Obama tries, he just can't seem to get a clear WIN when he puts America's reputation on the line.

Since: Jul 11

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#2 Aug 10, 2012
corporatocracy
A type of government in which huge corporations, through bribes, gifts, and the funding of ad campaigns that oppose candidates they don't like, become the driving force behind the executive, judicial and legislative branches.

“i hope we can change this!”

Since: Aug 08

usa

#3 Aug 10, 2012
because the sanctions have worked so well against iran and n korea...right?

doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results....

there IS a word for that.
idiotsaredumb

Minneapolis, MN

#4 Aug 10, 2012
Actually Iran may be the one sanctioning the economy of US as it could work both ways.

Since: Jul 11

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#5 Jul 22, 2013
swedenforever wrote:
corporatocracy
A type of government in which huge corporations, through bribes, gifts, and the funding of ad campaigns that oppose candidates they don't like, become the driving force behind the executive, judicial and legislative branches.
Marx was ahead of his time

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