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Peter Oborne’s latest Syria dispatch is a disgrace

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Peter Oborne’s latest dispatch reads like George Bernard Shaw on Stalin’s Russia.

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Geneva II: Failure by default

There are no examples in history of a genocidal regime giving up power peacefully.

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Britain should take our share of Syrian refugees

All three parties should consider making a much stronger, long term commitment to refugee resettlement in their manifestos.

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Labour should be arguing for more than 500 Syrian refugees

If Nigel Farage is able to make the case for Syrian asylum seekers, Ed Miliband should be able to.

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Syria (still) needs a no-fly-zone

A No-Fly Zone is not a solution to the conflict, but it is a proven means to restrict the killing.

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For his own credibility, Cameron must not turn his back on Syrian refugees

If Cameron really cares about Syria, he must not turn his back on her refugees.

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The Syrian regime wants to crush us; the killing of Dr Abbas Khan is an example of how it is trying to achieve this

The Assad regime and Islamic extremists are trying to thwart the efforts of the majority of Syrians to secure a better future.

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Stop the War conference: a one-eyed version of events in Syria

In order to fit events into its supposedly ‘anti-imperialist’ worldview in which no one claiming to be opposed to the United States can do any wrong, StWC is willing to indulge fantastical conspiracy theories.

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Parliament has sent a clear message to Assad: he can go on killing without fear of British reaction

Future historians studying Britain’s decline and retreat from global responsibility and relevance may view Miliband as a pivotal figure.

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Why Cameron lost the vote on Syria

For days, weeks, if not months ahead the reasons why David Cameron lost last night’s vote on Syria will be chewed over by everyone from academics to those at the Dog and Duck meeting for a Friday night pint.

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