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Syrian refugees, fleeing the violence in their country, wait to cross the border into the autonomous Kurdish region of northern Iraq on Aug. 25, 2013.
Syrian refugees, fleeing the violence in their country, wait to cross the border into the autonomous Kurdish region of northern Iraq on Aug. 25, 2013.
(AZAD LASHKARI/REUTERS)

Canada can better serve Syria by waiting for ceasefire than rushing into war

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Canada’s involvement in the chronic civil war within Islam has diminished from fighting in Afghanistan to air support in Libya to logistical support in Mali to expressions of support in Syria.