Tensions flare between Syria, Turkey; Romney supports arming rebels
A Syrian demonstrator shouts during an anti-regime protest in Aleppo on Friday. Tensions rippled across Turkey a day after Syrian shells struck a Turkish border town and killed five people.
October 8th, 2012
05:37 AM ET

Tensions flare between Syria, Turkey; Romney supports arming rebels

After days of Syrian projectiles falling across the border into Turkey, tensions - and carnage - are mounting on both sides of the border.

The stray shelling has prompted Turkey to respond with threats and weapons fire, fueling concerns that the Syrian civil war will bleed into a greater regional battle.

Here are the latest developments in the 19-month Syrian crisis.

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  1. saeed

    whats needed is a 1 megaton nuke on each major city in usa england and ireland nuke dublin fry the irish into chunks of coal.

    October 8, 2012 at 7:54 am | Reply
    • help saeed

      then what happens? everything is good then?

      October 8, 2012 at 11:08 am | Reply
    • And

      And saeed is a retarded towel head.

      October 8, 2012 at 11:45 am | Reply
    • George Patton

      Tell me saeed, what have you against the Irish? They did fight the English and whoever does that cannot be all bad! In fact, Tony Blair, Gordon Brown and David Cameron are all war criminals as are Sarkozy, Bush and Obama!!!

      October 8, 2012 at 1:38 pm | Reply
      • George Patton

        Saeed, stop using George Patton, you are blowing your cover. Your Anti-American, Britain, Ireland posts are keeling my profile. I am posting as American, and how can I call our presidents and allies war criminals? Use different name bro.

        October 8, 2012 at 10:14 pm |
    • Willy


      Great Idea! You've just condemed all the Muslims on this planet to the slow and painful suffering of Raditation Poisoning.

      Maybe you should study all of the religions of the world to see that we all believe in the same thing. GOD. Maybe we all take a different approach of worship but we're all talking to the same GOD.

      October 8, 2012 at 4:46 pm | Reply

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