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Jay Carney warns Syria a second time

Syria President Bashar al-Assad

Jay Carney's statement on Syria, as provided by Jay Carney

We are deeply concerned by reports that Syrians who have been wounded by their government are being denied accesJay Carney 4-11-11s to medical care.

The escalating repression by the Syrian government is outrageous, and the United States strongly condemns the continued efforts to suppress peaceful protesters.

President Assad and the Syrian government must respect the universal rights of the Syrian people, who are rightly demanding the basic freedoms that they have been denied.    ####

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Photo: AFP / Getty Images (Bashar al-Assad); Mark Wilson / Getty Images (Carney).

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Obama will be silent on Bahrain because we can tolerate the same thing in Bahrain that we can not tolerate in Syria. Yes, Bharain is our little dictatorship, why would be say anything negative about them killing people?

Get real, Obama is a neocon, he is behind the little guy fighting for freedom and capitalism, as long as they do what we want. Right?


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A veteran foreign and national correspondent, Andrew Malcolm has served on the L.A. Times Editorial Board and was a Pulitzer finalist in 2004. He is the author of 10 nonfiction books and father of four. Read more.
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