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Policy Picnic: Is a military intervention in Syria now justified?

September 05, 2013 06:15 pm


Parc Leopold 1000 Brussels

WHAT: Is a military intervention in Syria now justified?WHEN: Thursday 5th September, 6:15-7:15pmWHEN: Parc Leopold, BrusselsWHO: YPFP members and friends


To draw our successful Policy Picnics season to a close, what could be more topically relevant than the above question? Join us for a lively evening discussion where your passion, convictions and opinions. Bring along something to eat and drink and sit down with us for an evening of debate!


Want to read up ahead of the debate. Try these out:

The Military Options: The Tomahawks Flyhttp://www.economist.com/news/briefing/21584398-western-attack-will-not-want-firepower-or-targetsbut-it-will-need-be-finely-judged-if 

EU calls for renewed diplomatic push in Syriahttp://www.europeanvoice.com/article/2013/august/eu-calls-for-renewed-diplomatic-push-in-syria/78071.aspx 

Syria intervention: the US should heed the lessons of the Iraq weapons dossierhttp://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/sep/01/syria-intervention-us-heed-lessons-iraq


Why I voted against Syria Intervention (David Davis)http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324432404579048461976397956.html

 Don't call this a Humanitarian Interventionhttp://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2013/08/30/don_t_call_this_a_humanitarian_intervention 

5 Reasons the US must intervene in Syria(Note: contains imagery which some may find upsetting)http://edition.cnn.com/2013/08/28/opinion/ghitis-syria-intervention/index.html?hpt=us_mid

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