December 2, 2013
Syria Is Obama's Rwanda
Fred Hiatt, Washington Post
The Associated Press
March 2011: Syrians demonstrate in favor of democracy. Syria’s dictator, Bashar al-Assad, responds with ferocity. By May, 920 Syrians have been killed.
Aug. 4, 2011: President Obama issues a “presidential study directive” that says preventing mass atrocities is “a core national security interest and a core moral responsibility. . . .”
TAGGED: Rwanda, Syria, Barack Obama