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. . . .”

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TAGGED: Rwanda, Syria, Barack Obama


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