June 18, 2014
Don't Fight in Iraq and Ignore Syria
Anne-Marie Slaughter, New York Times
The Associated Press
Deciding that the Syrian government, as bad as it is, was still better than the alternative of ISIS profoundly missed the point. As long as we allow the Syrian government to continue perpetrating the worst campaign of crimes against humanity since Rwanda, support for ISIS will continue. As long as we choose Prime Minister Maliki over the interests of his citizens, all his citizens, his government can never be safe.
TAGGED: Iran, Syria, Middle East