December 20, 2012

A Tipping Point for Syria's Assad

P.J. Crowley, The Daily Beast

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The end may be getting closer, but the situation is still unpredictable and dangerous. Having chosen a middle road 18 months ago, supporting the removal of Assad but choosing not to intervene directly, Obama’s policy seems to be working (albeit in slow motion), but there are few apparent ways of speeding things up.

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