In Syria, U.S. inaction is better than intervention

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Author(s) Eugene Robinson
Source The Washington Post
Date April 29, 2013
Quotes-start.png It would be wrong to seek the survival of a dictator as brutal and oppressive as Assad solely because of his effectiveness in squelching militant Islam. But it would be foolish to give advanced weapons and training to rebels who, after dealing with Assad, are likely to threaten U.S. allies and interests. Quotes-end.png

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This item argues against the position United States should intervene on the topic Syrian civil war.