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What struck me in listening to him and thinking about the administration's case more broadly.
Is -- tension between the case that they're making the urgency and the strength of the case that they're making for intervention.
And then what they've already announced that we're going to do I mean.
To make in this case that suggests we ought to be entering a real war aimed at changing the regime and changing conditions on the ground.
And yet they've they're talking about you know limited strikes and not targeting regime elements there's I think some real.
Tension between those two things the secretary -- also said that the world is watching to see how we respond to this use of chemical weapons.
I think it's true but it was also true that the world was watching when aside used chemical weapons earlier something that the White House prefers mansion on a conference call today with reporters.
And it's certainly been the case that the world has been watching as we've been watching more than 100000 people.
He killed on the streets of Syria so.
I think the administration's going to have to do more reconciled -- strong case they're making for intervention and the announcements and I think likely -- pack.
That will be a slap on the wrist tourist Charles called -- a pinprick.
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