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Syria Sanctions - justified?
    #2668076 - 05/12/04 12:25 PM (12 years, 8 months ago)

Citing concerns such as 'sponsoring terrorism' and 'not securing their borders', President Bush has imposed economic sanctions on Syria.
Are the sanctions justified? Please explain why you chose the answer you chose.
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Re: Syria Sanctions - justified? [Re: grib]
    #2668079 - 05/12/04 12:26 PM (12 years, 8 months ago)

I chose No.

Economic sanctions against a country with whom we do little trade has no effect other than to create a few headlines.

With regard to 'supporting terrorism': where's the evidence? Is it evidence similar to that of the 'weapons of mass destruction' that Iraq supposedly had (has)?

Securing their borders: Since Iraq borders Syria and the U.S. controls Iraq, seems that the U.S. can't secure the borders that they control.


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Re: Syria Sanctions - justified? [Re: grib]
    #2668138 - 05/12/04 12:47 PM (12 years, 8 months ago)

I chose "no" just based on the information you gave, but that's not much. I don't know the full story behind this yet, so maybe I'll change my mind.


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Re: Syria Sanctions - justified? [Re: silversoul7]
    #2668192 - 05/12/04 01:00 PM (12 years, 8 months ago)

Here's a short article on the Boston Herald site regarding the sanctions .


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