Comments on: Do democracies have the guts for diplomacy on Syria? http://blogs.reuters.com/mark-leonard/2013/06/03/do-democracies-have-the-guts-for-diplomacy-on-syria/ Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:44:03 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: breezinthru http://blogs.reuters.com/mark-leonard/2013/06/03/do-democracies-have-the-guts-for-diplomacy-on-syria/#comment-183 Mon, 08 Jul 2013 13:01:49 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/mark-leonard/?p=115#comment-183 According to George F. Kennan’s ideas of weighing national interest over moral impulse’s, the US should do nothing to resolve the conflict in Syria; instead the US should attempt to increase the duration and intensity of the conflict.

The warring forces are increasingly comprised of Shiite Hezbollah and Sunni Islamists. This instability also happens to be taking place in a country that borders Iran.

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