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Recent developments in Syria are reminiscent of the cartoon strip "Peanuts" scenario in which Lucy pulls the football away from Charlie Brown at the last minute and he ends up on his back In this case, Washington is playing Lucy and the Kurds are playing Charlie Brown Recent developments in Syria are reminiscent of the cartoon strip "Peanuts" scenario in which Lucy pulls the football away from Charlie Brown at the last minute and he ends up on his back.

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