August 27, 2013
For U.S., Syria Is Truly a Problem from Hell
Peter Bergen, CNN
The issue now in Syria is not simply that al-Assad is massacring his own civilians at an industrial rate, but he is also flagrantly flouting a well-established international norm by this regime's reported large-scale use of neurotoxins as weapons against civilians. It seems inconceivable that the United States as the guarantor of international order would not respond to this in some manner.
TAGGED: Bashar Al Assad, Samantha Power, Barack Obama, Syria, Middle East, United States