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Jones: All who opposed Iraq War must oppose Syria strike
September 9th, 2013
10:59 AM ET

Jones: All who opposed Iraq War must oppose Syria strike

(CNN) - The situation in Syria would break the heart of anyone who has one. That is why progressives desperately want peace in Syria, an end to the chemical weapons attacks and aid for the millions of refugees. Additionally, most of us support President Barack Obama and want him to have a successful presidency.

But we must be consistent. We have a worldview that requires the right thing to be done - in the right way. That is why those of us who opposed President George W. Bush's war in Iraq have no choice but to oppose Obama's proposed attack on the Syrian regime.

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  1. dzerres

    Not even the same thing. Here we have proof of the use of chemical weapons which is against international law. In Iraq we only had WMD lies and Dick Cheney's desire to capture Iraqi oil for his Haliburton.

    September 9, 2013 at 1:51 pm | Reply

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