August 25, 2013
Time for Obama to Answer the Syria Question
Dexter Filkins, New Yorker
What can America do? It’s not unreasonable to ask whether even a well-intentioned American effort to save Syrians might fail, or whether such an effort might pull America into a terrible quagmire. In the piece about Obama and Syria I wrote for the magazine in May, I detailed just how daunting those challenges are. But how much longer are we going to allow those questions to prevent us from trying?
TAGGED: Al Nusrah Front, Bashar Al-Assad, Syria, Middle East, United States, Barack Obama