March 3, 2012

Grim Realities of a Syrian Intervention

Gian Gentile, The National Interest

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Syria is already mired in civil war. To stop that conflict through military intervention would require substantial numbers of ground troops and the political and domestic will to stay there for a very long time. All this would take place in the face of other actors in the region who might not want the United States there and would be prepared to fight.

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