Obama should remember Rwanda as he weighs action in Syria

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Author(s) Anne-Marie Slaughter
Source The Washington Post
Date April 26, 2013
URL http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/obama-should-remember-rwanda-as-he-weighs-action-in-syria/2013/04/26/08f77c20-ae8a-11e2-8bf6-e70cb6ae066e_story.html
Quotes-start.png The distrust, cynicism and hatred with which the United States is regarded in much of the world, particularly among Muslims across the Middle East and North Africa, is already a cancer. Standing by while Assad gasses his people will guarantee that, whatever else Obama may achieve, he will be remembered as a president who proclaimed a new beginning with the Muslim world but presided over a deadly chapter in the same old story. Quotes-end.png

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