Every form of media is watching this situation with caution and interest. What will the USA and the UN do to try and assist the poor citizens of Syria. We have been inundated with facts and figures.
A million displaced and often orphaned children. A hundred Thousand PLUS killed and even more wounded, both physically and mentally.
We as Canadians certainly all have an opinion on whether or not Canada should be included in any Military action. Whatever your opinion, you can be Thankful that you are living in this great country of ours.
As I have stated before in this Blog. I have been to Damascus many times, and I know many friends who served in and around Syria over the years. We are all in agreement that the death and destruction in Syria is unforgivable.
However we await the Big Decision by the leaders of the so called Western World.
Syrian Ambassador announces that the rebels used Chemical warfare on 22. 24 and 26 August. The rebels he stated brought in chemical elements from outside Syria. He warns that the Syrian Government will not stand Idly by if the western nations attack Syrian people.
An Act of Vindictiveness writes an Australian Reporter:
From a Jewish reporter:
I hope those links give you a view from both sides.
So as we go to press, I can only pray that a diplomatic solution is still possible but if not. Canada and Canadians will certainly do their part.
Please remember our Troops and Veterans as the time goes slowly by
Nil Sine Labore