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Lack of concern for Syria unsettling

September 6, 2013

By Mary Garrison
Daily Times Leader Editor

I’m a firm believer in keeping my trap shut when I don’t know enough on a given subject mattr to discuss it. And while we’ve been inundated with news on the Syrian conflict and recent atrocities related to chemical warfare, I’ve been very purposely mute, largely because there’s not much more I can contribute on the matter.

Still, I find the general “let those people sort it out for themselves” attitude conveyed by both congressional leaders and the public at large deeply unsettling on a number of levels.

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