Comment: I hope you're right about why

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I hope you're right about why

I hope you're right about why we have not yet bombed Syria. But I somehow doubt that we have not done so due to someone in the chain of command or those who execute the orders disobeying those orders.

More likely we have not yet bombed Syria because of Russia's statement regarding Iran a few years back as well as their defense of the Republic of South Ossetia against Georgia. 5-8 years ago we were beating the war drums against Iran, in regards to bombing their reactors, along with Israel. Then Russia released a statement that they would consider any attack on Iran as an attack on Russia. The war drums stopped beating almost immediately. Then in 2008 Georgia, which was close to becoming a member of NATO, invaded the Republic of South Ossetia and Russia moved in to defend them, causing massive damage to Georgia in the process.

I'm inclined to believe it's more likely that we are holding back due to Russia's interest in this issue.

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