Eight things to consider before intervening in Syria

A. Dworkin, D. Levy and J. Barnes-Dacey, European Council on Foreign Relations, 13.8.2013.

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1. What are the goals of intervention?

All statements coming from the western leaders most likely to undertake military action (US, UK and France) suggest a narrow focus on chemical weapons (CW), rather than action designed to sway the overall trajectory of the conflict in Syria. PM Cameron went as far as to say, “this is not even about the Syria conflict. It is about the use of chemical weapons.” On the overall conflict, all continue to suggest that ultimately a political outcome is needed.

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Obezbeđenje paravan za dilere i naoružane bande

Blic online, 12.8.2013.

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Poslovi obezbeđivanja beogradskih splavova samo su paravan za trgovinu drogom, zbog čega su učestali sukobi suparničkih narko-klanova u kojima stradaju i nedužni gosti lokala. Obezbeđenje često i samo izaziva incidente, prebija posetioce, a po pravilu oružje kriju iza šanka.

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