February 22, 2013

Obama Sending Wrong Message on Syrian Lives

David Rohde, Reuters

AP Photo

Two years after the uprising began as a non-violent protest movement, the death toll in Syria is approaching the roughly 100,00o dead of Iraq and Bosnia. While it may not have a political cost in Washington, the White House is sending a clear message across the Middle East: American and Israeli lives matter, not Syrian ones. The figure is 70,000 and counting. That number will come back to haunt us.

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TAGGED: Middle East, Syria, Barack Obama

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