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September 06 2013

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“I was wondering, could you describe the dilemma to being a Nobel Peace Prize winner and getting ready to attack Syria.”
Swedish journalist confronts Obama

July 26 2013

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 Governments have only met a third of the UN's funding targets for humanitarian assistance for Syria. That puts even more strain on non-governmental humanitarian organisations, yet Oxfam says people have so far donated just a third of its £30m Syria target. Four months into a six-month campaign for Syria, the UK-based Disasters Emergency Committee, a seasoned coalition of charities, has only raised £17m. By contrast, its six-month campaign for victims of the Asian tsunami raised £392m, and that for the Haiti earthquake, £107m. [...] Why should what innocent people suffer as a result of "acts of God" be considered worse than what innocent people suffer as a result of their compatriots fighting each other in the name of God?
—   Timothy Garton Ash on Syria | The Guardian
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