December 27, 2013

Obama's Latest Plan to Boost Assad

Amir Taheri, New York Post

The Associated Press

Anxious to keep their diplomatic fudge-orama running, President Obama and his secretary of state, John Kerry, are pressing ahead with maneuvers for yet another conference on Syria in Geneva next month.

The problem is that the conference — a Russian trick to keep the Ba’athist despot Bashar al-Assad in power — can only prolong the Syrian tragedy, while further damaging the United States’ already diminished standing in the Middle East.

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TAGGED: Barack Obama, Bashar Assad, Bashar Al-Assad, Syria

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