Those of us living just south of the Syrians intuitively understand how much more serious the consequences can be for us, compared with their effect on most others. It’s the sort of difference expressed in the oft-repeated parable of the farmer’s breakfast, and the respective roles played by the pig and the chicken. When the bacon and eggs are served up, the chicken can undoubtedly be said to have been concerned and involved. But the pig is really, truly and fully committed. When it comes to Syria, we’re not the chicken.
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