A spokesman for Defence Minister Peter MacKay said late Wednesday talk of a military assistance mission is premature.
“As always, the Canadian Forces stand ready to assist both at home and abroad, if and when called upon,” Jay Paxton said in an e-mail note.
Meh. This business of kicking out some Arab fascist to see some worse Arab fascist (there's an apparently unlimited supply) take over is getting old, real quick. Fence them off, toss in some guns and hope that whatever emerges is so beaten up that it doesn't pose a threat for three generations or forty-five years, whichever is longer.