Time to Slap Syria

(New York Post) Peter Brookes - Syria is helping foreign fighters and terrorists - and their supplies - slither across the border into Iraq. In other words, Damascus is supporting the killing of American and Coalition soldiers and civilians - like the five Marines lost along the border last Saturday. We must make Syria pay a price for this - and make it stop. In the past, Syria has done the right thing. It supported the first Gulf War with 20,000 troops and did some good turns against al-Qaeda in the early days after 9/11. But Syria is clearly bucking to replace Iraq in the Axis of Evil. It's time to remind Damascus of the fate of that Ba'athist regime.

2004-04-23 00:00:00

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