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the above demonstrates Mr. McGovern's credentials...

...as he weighs-in with his opinion on Syria...

The Broader Stakes of Syrian Crisis
August 27, 2013

Exclusive: Though some intelligence analysts still doubt that the Syrian government launched a chemical attack, the political momentum for a U.S. retaliatory strike may be unstoppable. But the broader framework of the crisis involves the Israeli-Iranian dispute and the future of regional peace, says ex-CIA analyst Ray McGovern.

By Ray McGovern
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"...or am I a butterfly dreaming she's a woman?"