There really isn't a win situation as it stands for the people of Syria. Either they get a homocidal manic in assad, or terrorists wahabists who will turn back the clock to the 7th century. Now there is this that came out today which as it sounds to me is setting up for the use of chemical and bacterial weapons by assads regime. http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/sns-rt-us-syria-crisis-chemicalbre86m0b3-20120723,0,6746747.story That sounds well and good, responsible even. But then he goes on to say this: Already setting up the regime's excuses for when they use their weapons.