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Old 12th Apr 2018, 11:00
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Originally Posted by Heathrow Harry View Post
"“We have planes on the tarmac in Akrotiri,” a Whitehall source said. “We are ready.”...."

If I was Assad I 'd tell the Govt of Cyprus that any strike from Akrotiri would mean Syria would retaliate - and there might well be collateral casualties in the local population...

Not only would it murder the tourist trade it would almost certainly stir up calls to close the bases........... and I don't think we really want that do we??
If Assad was to launch a strike against Cyprus, it will be one of his last acts on Earth.

Then this conflict could spread and the end game could involve nuclear weapons.
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