September 17, 2013
A Big Victory for Assad
Jeffrey Goldberg, Bloomberg
A couple of months ago, the Obama administration was -- at least rhetorically -- targeting Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad for removal. Today, the U.S. has in a perverse way made Assad its partner.
The U.S. and Syria will now be working together on an improbable, even fantastical project: ridding a brutal country at war with itself of chemical weapons.
TAGGED: Russia, Chemical Weapons, Syria, Bashar Al-Assad