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September 11, 2013

DUVALL: The lesson of 9/11 is being relearned in Syria

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Tonawanda News — But there is a great price for inaction too, both strategically and in damage to America’s moral authority in the world.

If we stand idly by and allow a despot to take up the ghastly legacy of chemical warfare — if we do nothing in the face of such brazen evil — we lose the ability to say “never again.”

Wasn’t that the solemn promise we made 12 years ago today?

Eric DuVall is the managing editor of the Tonawanda News. Contact him at eric.duvall@tonawanda-news.com or follow him on Twitter, @EricRDuVall.

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