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America’s Involvement In Syria

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It is no secret that many American’s are not in favor of the limited military strike in Syria.  Many feel that there is no reason for America to even get involved while others feel it is our civic duty to help those in need.

Representative Congressman Chris Smith has been on the forefront of this issue since the beginning and he feels that there are a lot of questions that need to be answered. He said, “We can’t even get a definition of what the administration constitutes limited, how long are we talking about? “

Smith compares this situation to the United States involvement in Serbia during the Clinton Administration, saying, “They thought Milosevic who was the Dictator in Serbia would capitulate overnight, but 78 days later we were still bombing—78 days.”   

When it comes to proof of who is responsible for the gas attacks, Smith says the Government believes that there is enough evidence pointing to the Assad Regime.

Smith does not support the limited strike and he is proposing a non-lethal intervention in Syria to help the refugees and to establish a Syrian war crime-tribunal which would make sure that these perpetrators are held accountable for their actions. Smith says, “We’ve provided in excess of a billion dollars so far, many others have ponied up money in the European community as well.”

Smith is trying to gain co-sponsors that will help him in his initiatives to solve these problems without having to use military force.  

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