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Matthew Parris

You can’t demand democracy in Syria but ignore it at home

You can’t demand democracy in #Syria but ignore it at home, says @MatthewParris3

7 September 2013

9:00 AM

7 September 2013

9:00 AM

After David Cameron’s decision to seek parliamentary approval for air strikes against Syria, two lobbies came charging in, banners aloft. Now their attention has moved to Barack Obama’s decision to seek approval from the US Congress. Though on opposite sides of the argument, these two groups have something in common, and it depresses me.

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