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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP11 Jul 2018 3:47 p.m. PST

….Campaign is Legal, US Should Leave

"The US-led coalition's military intervention in Syria is under increasing levels of scrutiny, with critics arguing that the coalition has no mandate to conduct military operations in the Arab Republic as it doesn't have Damascus' approval to do so.

A committee of the German Bundestag headed by Die Linke politician Alexander Neu found Russia's military presence in Syria to be "considered permissible in international law" as the Syrian government requested assistance from Moscow, the ARD public broadcaster's Tagesschau news service reported on Tuesday…"
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German report here



Irish Marine Supporting Member of TMP12 Jul 2018 6:34 a.m. PST

Not surprising since the Germans are dependent on at 70% gas and oil from Russia.

28mm Fanatik12 Jul 2018 7:13 a.m. PST

Except they are right in this instance legally speaking since the Russians were invited in by the internationally recognized government in Damascus.

PMC317 Inactive Member25 Jul 2018 2:47 a.m. PST

What 28mm Fanatik said.

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