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A Middle East Tragedy: Obama's Syria-Policy Disaster
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"How many more Syrians need to die before Washington rethinks its policy?"


Flynt Leverett Hillary Mann Leverett May 30, 2014

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For over three years, the United States has sought to overthrow Syrian President Bashar al-Assad by supporting an Al Qaeda-infused opposition that Washington either knew or should have known would fail. Yet, in his commencement address at West Point on Wednesday, President Obama promised the American people and the rest of the world more of the same.

Obama’s vague pledge to “ramp up” support for selected oppositionists is a craven sop to those claiming that U.S. backing for th


Added: Jun-2-2014 Occurred On: Jun-2-2014
By: Setright
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Syria
Tags: SYRIA, MIDDLE EAST, WORLD NEWS
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