War in Syria would be a waste

July 5, 2013 

We (the United States) need to stay to hell out of the Syrian civil (sectarian) war. Once again we'll pay in our young people's lives and wasted money.

Indeed, with $2 trillion sunk, 7,000 U.S. troops dead, 40,000 wounded, hundreds of thousands of Iraqis and Afghans dead, and millions of refugees, what do we have to show for this vast human and material waste? Nothing.

Jim Weekley

Columbia

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