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The war plans were finalized, the war planes were on the tarmac, and the news media was salivating for some "shock and awe" – but the bombing of Syria never happened!

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  White House Applies Presidential Pressure on Iran Skeptics
Israel: Iran Deal Would Make It Hard to Start War
  Why Did France Torpedo the Iran Negotiations?
  Iran Nuclear Deal Key to Political Solution in Syria
  Iran Talks Complicate US Push on Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations
  WikiLeaks Reveals 'Unintended Consequences' of US Sanctions
Turkey Frets Syrian Kurdish Gains in Northeast
  Syrian Opposition May Attend Geneva, Issues Preconditions
Kerry: Obama Didn't 'Personally' Order Spying
  Rep. Sensenbrenner Takes NSA Reform Case to European Parliament
  Merely 'Speculating' About Intel Capabilities Is Damaging to the UK
  NSA's Vast Powers Extend Far Beyond Counterterror, Despite Claims
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