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John McCain: U.S. must arm Syria rebels to deter Iran from nuclear ambitions

Posted By admin On July 1, 2013 @ 10:29 am In World News | Comments Disabled

Haaretz and Reuters [1]
July 1, 2013

U.S. Senator John McCain said in an interview published Monday that arming Syrian rebels is an important step in deterring Iran from its nuclear ambitions.

Speaking to Army Radio on a visit to Israel, the Republican senator deflected concerns that weapons provided to rebels could fall into the hands of terrorists, who might use them against the United States and Israel.

“There’s [sic] no good options,” said McCain, “Would you rather have these weapons – perhaps some of them – in the hands of the wrong people, or would you rather have [Syrian President] Bashar Assad prevail and then encourage Iran to further their ambitions on nuclear weapons?”

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[1] Haaretz and Reuters: http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/john-mccain-u-s-must-arm-syria-rebels-to-deter-iran-from-nuclear-ambitions-1.533132

[2] Get It Straight, NYT: Iran Does Not Have Nuclear Ambitions: http://www.prisonplanet.com/get-it-straight-nyt-iran-does-not-have-nuclear-ambitions.html

[3] Attacking Iran over nuclear ambitions ‘would make world more dangerous’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/attacking-iran-over-nuclear-ambitions-would-make-world-more-dangerous.html

[4] The Delusions of John McCain: Al-Qaeda Does Not Dominate CIA Proxy War in Syria: http://www.prisonplanet.com/the-delusions-of-john-mccain-al-qaeda-does-not-dominate-cia-proxy-war-in-syria.html

[5] Report: Syria Rebels Get Libyan Weapons: http://www.prisonplanet.com/report-syria-rebels-get-libyan-weapons.html

[6] Send John McCain to Guantanamo Bay: http://www.prisonplanet.com/send-john-mccain-to-guantanamo-bay.html

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