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So, What’s It Going To Be?

The Onion

As US air strikes against Syria are looming, everyone is gauging whether they are necessary or not, right or wrong, and what the possible effects might be. However, the best articles have been those that haven’t tried to give answers, but rather disclosed the complexity of the issue and the deep ambiguity felt towards it. Like «Two Minds on Syria» in The New Yorker. Or, like satire site The Onion, which chose to let Assad himself deliver tell it like it is.

Published in Weekly Filet #126, in August 2014. More on: #

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