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Putin’s NYT OP ED in response to the Obama speech

Russian President Vladimir Putin wrote an OP ED for the New York Times today.  Amidst some lofty rhetoric on international order, Putin predicts a false-flag chemical weapons attack on Israel by the Syrian rebels:  “Reports that militants are preparing another attack — this time against Israel — cannot be ignored.”  It’s worth reading in its entirety. But, this will give you a flavor.

 

A Plea for Caution From Russia
What Putin Has to Say to Americans About Syria

By VLADIMIR V. PUTIN Published: September 11, 2013 New York Times

MOSCOW — RECENT events surrounding Syria have prompted me to speak directly to the American people and their political leaders. It is important to do so at a time of insufficient communication between our societies.

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