May 24, 2012

NATO's Lack of Action Is a Good Thing

Daniel Larison, The Week

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An international summit in Chicago produces few results. But that's better than NATO endorsing a boneheaded intervention in Syria.

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TAGGED: Syria, NATO, Facebook


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Facebook Generation's Egyptian Failure
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