US Makes Syria an ‘Offer it Can’t Refuse’ – Again by Finian Cunningham

Posted: May 26, 2013 in Middle East, News, Syria
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Dandelion Salad

by Finian Cunningham
Writer, Dandelion Salad
East Africa
Crossposted from www.strategic-culture.org
May 25, 2013

In Mafia terms, it’s called “making an offer that can’t be refused”. The “offer” is not one of free choice between options that may benefit the object party. In reality, it is about setting up a scenario of duress, under which the object party is coerced to capitulate to detrimental terms of extreme prejudice determined cynically by the other party.

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