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The Irish Times - Ireland | Monday, August 26, 2013

Military strike undermines peace efforts

There are more arguments against military intervention in Syria than for it, the left-liberal daily The Irish Times writes: "The options for military intervention in the conflict are complicated by divisions within the Syrian opposition, which includes radical Islamist elements hostile to the west and by opposition to such action from within the UN security council from Russia and China. External military intervention offers little hope of ending the stalemate in Syria and could further weaken fragile hopes of a negotiated agreement during peace talks planned for later this year."

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