February 4, 2014
The Cost of Obama's Syrian Disaster
Jonathan Tobin, Commentary
The Associated Press
When President Obama made the case for U.S. strikes on Syria last year and then backed down in the face of congressional opposition and wound up agreeing to a deal giving the Russians responsibility for cleaning up that country’s chemical arms, it marked a new low point for U.S. Middle East policy. But a war-weary America that wanted no part of another foreign war merely shrugged.
TAGGED: Barack Obama, Syria, Al-Qaeda