UK blames Iran and its Hezbollah for [aiding in] bloodshed in Syria

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    UK's Cameron says Iran, Hezbollah supporting Syria's crackdownPosted: Jan 18, 2012By Daniel Woodruff, Anchor, Multimedia Journalist
    LONDON (AP) -- British Prime Minister David Cameron says Iran and the Iranian-backed Islamist group Hezbollah are supporting Syria's violent crackdown on the country's uprising.

    Cameron told lawmakers in the House of Commons today that both were offering backing to Syrian President Bashar Assad. He described Assad as a "wretched tyrant who is killing so many of his own people."....
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    High-Level Offensive Launched on Syria at UN...
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    Clinton Urges UN Action to End Violence in Syria
    January 31, 2012 - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton told the Security Council on Tuesday that U.N. action to end the violence in Syria would be different from the NATO-led efforts in Libya that resulted in the ouster of Moammar Gadhafi.
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    31 January 2012 - More than 100 people reported were killed in violence on Monday
     
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    Fascist Ahmadinejad believes he is an Islamic Messiah... conquering world is part of the game.
     
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    Yea, let `em fight their own battle - but give `em the guns to do it...
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    US should mull arming Syria rebels: senator
    Sunday 5 Feb 2012 - A top US senator says Syrians 'have shown extraordinary courage' in the face of Al-Assad's crackdown, advocating Washington to provide weapons and aid to Syrian rebels
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    Sun Feb 5,`12: U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton called Sunday for "friends of democratic Syria" to unite and rally against President Bashar Assad's regime, previewing the possible formation of a formal group of likeminded nations to coordinate assistance to the Syrian opposition.
     
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    Granny says it ain't over till it's over...
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    How will it end in Syria?
    Feb 3, 2012* - The following piece, exclusive to GPS, comes from Wikistrat, the world's first massively multiplayer online consultancy. It leverages a global network of subject-matter experts via a crowd-sourcing methodology to provide unique insights.
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    7 February 2012 - BBC's Paul Wood, in Homs, says Russian-made tanks are firing on residents

     
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    British Special Forces Operating In Syria...
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    First foreign troops in Syria back Homs rebels. Damascus and Moscow at odds
    February 8, 2012, British and Qatari special operations units are operating with rebel forces under cover in the Syrian city of Homs just 162 kilometers from Damascus, according to debkafile’s exclusive military and intelligence sources.
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    February 09, 2012 | Between blasts of rockets and mortar fire, Syrians used loudspeakers to call for blood donations and medical supplies Thursday in the stricken city of Homs, where a weeklong government offensive has created a deepening humanitarian crisis.
     
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    Navy ready to do Obama's bidding...
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    Obama orders military to draft options for regime change in Syria
    Thursday, February 9th, 2012 | WASHINGTON — The administration of President Barack Obama has ordered the military to draft options to oust the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad.
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    12 Feb.`12 – The top U.S. Navy official in the Persian Gulf says he takes Iran's military capabilities seriously but insists his forces are prepared to confront any Iranian aggression in the region.
     
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    They're just now figgerin' out its a civil war?...
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    Fresh violence in Syria as UN warns of civil war
    14 Feb.`12 – Syrian government forces renewed their assault on the rebellious city of Homs on Tuesday in what activists described as the heaviest shelling in days, as the U.N. human rights chief raised fears of civil war.
     
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    No military intervention from U.S. for Syria...
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    Obama Rules Out Military Intervention In Syria, weighs humanitarian corridors
    February 29, 2012, Despite his strong words against Bashar Assad’s horrendous treatment of the opposition to his rule, US President Barack Obama Tuesday, Feb. 28, has vetoed plans submitted to him last week for Western-Arab military intervention to stop it, debkafile’s Washington sources report.
     
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    Gettin' to the 'Do somethin' -even if its wrong' stage...
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    UN chief says well over 8000 dead in Syria uprising
    Friday 16th March, 2012 - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has said that well over 8,000 people have died in Syria over the past year as a result of the President Bashar Assad led government's bloody crackdown on pro-democracy protesters.
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    Annan urges Security Council to help break deadlock on Syrian violence
    Friday 16th March, 2012 - The UN-Arab League envoy on the Syrian crisis, Kofi Annan Friday urged the Security Council to unify and support his efforts to persuade Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to end the crackdown on protesters and negotiate for a ceasefire.
     

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