Obama's loss for words on Syria

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Author(s) Richard Cohen
Source The Washington Post
Date May 6, 2013
URL http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/richard-cohen-obamas-loss-for-words-on-syria/2013/05/06/f697c108-b671-11e2-b94c-b684dda07add_story.html
Quotes-start.png Whatever the case, Obama has blown off other red lines with impressive equanimity. He has tolerated the shelling of residential areas, the slaughter of civilians, the use of the air force to bomb and strafe, missiles fired into population centers, attacks on journalists and, just last week, the reported massacre by government forces of about 70 people in the village of al-Bayda. This line was red for obvious reasons. Quotes-end.png

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