what if Russia says action without UNSC resolution illegal? UK says would respect intl law. Iraq '03 shows that's open to interpretation— Jeremy Bowen (@BowenBBC) August 26, 2013
Voice of reason
PM on #Syria: Any response must be legal, proportionate and specifically to deter the use of chemical weapons.— UK Prime Minister (@Number10gov) August 27, 2013
Voice of servitude
Anyone saying these are easy decisions is wrong. RT “@lfletcher00: Two Minds on Syria http://t.co/M187y1rKyR via @NewYorker”— Tom Fletcher (@HMATomFletcher) August 27, 2013
Voice of "two minds" - hopefully one of them is "mind your own businesses" (Sykes Picot anyone?)
Decisions in Middle East unenviable, consequences unpredictable, narratives unbudgeable. We get to debate. 100K dead Syrians didn't.— Tom Fletcher (@HMATomFletcher) August 27, 2013
Voice of.... Debating? (I don't remember anyone debating with the "locals" (indigenous as per "colonial" terms?) as to what the effect of promises will be on their lives - Belfour comes to mind).
Today's devastating statistic: 1m children displaced from Syria. That's one million lives uprooted. Picture 1m kids. Sickening.— Tom Fletcher (@HMATomFletcher) August 23, 2013
Voice of "oops statistics does not apply to children in Afghanistan or Iraq"