What are reasons why we should and should not arm the syrian rebels i have a debate with the motion thw arm the syrian opposition movement and need ideas for the opposition follow 14 answers 14 report abuse are you sure that you want to delete this answer yes no. We should arm the rebels because it will keep them fighting and if the rebels keep fighting then syria will have to put more resources into the war and since iran is helping finance this war it will also affect iran's already free falling economy. We should arm the rebels because it will keep them fighting and if the rebels keep fighting then syria will have to put more resources into the war and since iran is helping finance this war it will also affect iran's already free falling economy since iran finances syria and hezbollah in this war it has the most to lose in the war. Even if there is an exception to the prohibition on the use of force that would be applicable to the arming of syrian rebels, article 6(3) appears to be of little utility to the syria context that is because proving a state had “knowledge” that the arms would be used to commit genocide, crimes against humanity, or the limited selection of war crimes in article 6(3) that are applicable in non-international armed conflict, and thereby engaging state responsibility, would be difficult.
Whether or not one believes in, depending on your perspective, promoting liberty or inciting chaos in foreign states, is an entirely separate ethical question however, trump has shown good judgment in his desire to halt the flow of syrian military aid considering that we are arming not only our allies but our enemies as well. In the second case, if news reports are correct, the obama administration opted to arm syrian rebels covertly in april 2013 to ratchet up pressure on the assad regime and bring it to the negotiating table the assad regime’s existential stakes and its “win at all costs” strategy, including the commission of atrocities, destined this incremental and indirect use of force to fail. Moved by the assad regime's rapid advance, the obama administration could decide this week to approve lethal aid for the beleaguered syrian rebels and will weigh the merits of a less likely move to send in us airpower to enforce a no-fly zone over the civil war-wracked nation, officials said sunday. Given the chaotic complexity of the syrian conflict, assessing these counterfactuals demanded more than a little dose of humility and nuance critics of the study contended that it did not give fair play to the merits of military intervention, echoing the broader debate on military intervention for civilian protection.
Beirut — american antitank missiles supplied to syrian rebels are playing an unexpectedly prominent role in shaping the syrian battlefield, giving the conflict the semblance of a proxy war between the united states and russia, despite president obama’s express desire to avoid one. However, trump has shown good judgment in his desire to halt the flow of syrian military aid considering that we are arming not only our allies but our enemies as well military aid should be reserved for situations where the receiver is a stable actor, such as ukraine combatting the donbass rebels. No, the us should not arm syrian rebels the united states does not have the money to be arming anybody we have a national debt crisis that is eating away at the heart of our freedom. While watching congress debate whether or not we should arm the syrian rebels, i found myself humming the 1960s shirelles song, “will you still love me tomorrow” like the lonely wallflower desperate for a dance, syrian rebels are desperate for leadership.
Debate over arming syria's rebels reaching tipping point a rebel fighter gestures after firing a shoulder-fired missile toward a building where syrian government troops were hiding in the jedida district of aleppo, syria, nov 4, 2012. Mr obama did not arm the kurds, mainly because his aides were caught up in a debate over whether it would antagonize turkey the turks view the kurdish militia as closely linked to the kurdistan. The amendment does not include $500 million the white house says it needs to arm and train the rebels, who have been waging a three-year-long battle against syrian president bashar al-assad it was written to quickly provide the authority obama wanted while avoiding a debate on the money. In this week’s presidential debate on the us role in the world, the candidates were asked if the united states should reassess its policy toward syria the candidates’ sympathetic position on helping rebels fight against the syrian regime diverged sharply on whether and how to responsibly arm them. The senator, meeting with leaders of the free syrian army, as washington debates whether or not to arm the rebels but is armi a secret visit to syria over memorial day weekend by senator john mccain.
The white house says the united states will arm syrian rebels, but a new poll shows most americans don't like the idea guest host celeste headlee speaks with shadi hamid of the brookings institution, about america's current and future involvement in syria. You’d think whether or not the current weapons-running program was effective – or whether any similar program ever was – would have been a key factor in the debate. But alas, the cia program is never mentioned, not by politicians, and not by journalists it’s just been conveniently forgotten it is true that perhaps the best advocate for why we never should’ve armed the syrian rebels to begin with came from president obama himself.
Analysts say the european union has lifted its arms embargo on the syrian opposition in an effort to restore a military balance john pike, head of globalsecurityorg, a firm specializing in defense issues, agrees with the eu decision “this is exactly the same debate that we were having 20 years ago over bosnia, he said. The us should stop helping the syrian rebels entirely and work with assad all of the rebel organizations including the free syrian army have proven to be untrustworthy and unreliable the fsa has been surrendering en masse to isis and working with assad and the syrian government is a good stop to ending isis and will also see us and iran relations improve greatly. Short of weapons, rebel forces have been fighting the syrian government of president bashar al-assad for more than two years at the same time, there is a debate in the west over whether the.