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Turning on Syria

11:34 AM, Aug 11, 2011 • By EMANUELE OTTOLENGHI
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Though the IAEA has already referred Syria to the U.N. Security Council, Russia and perhaps China may yet shield Assad from any action other than rhetorical reproach.

Nonetheless, the U.S. and its allies can begin by seeing to it that, at the very least, Syria’s nuclear scientists and their agencies can no longer roam the world freely completing their shopping lists.

Emanuele Ottolenghi is a senior fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies and the author of the forthcoming Pasdaran: The Army of the Guardians of the Revolution (September 2011). 

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