August 27, 2013
Weapons Assad Uses Shouldn't Affect U.S. Policy
Stephen Walt, New York Times
Even if proven, the use of chemical weapons by the Syrian government does not tip the balance in favor of U.S. military intervention. To think otherwise places undue weight on the weapons Assad’s forces may have used and ignores the many reasons that U.S. intervention is still unwise.
TAGGED: Barack Obama, United States, Middle East, Syria, Bashar Al-Assad, Chemical Weapons