Target Assad

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Author(s) Bret Stephens
Source The Wall Street Journal
Date August 27, 2013
Quotes-start.png Then there is the "Desert Fox" option—Bill Clinton's scattershot, three-day bombing campaign of Iraq in December 1998, on the eve of his impeachment. The operation hit 97 targets in an effort to "degrade" Iraq's WMD stockpiles and make a political statement. But it did nothing to damage Saddam's regime and even increased international sympathy for him. Reprising that feckless exercise in "doing something" is the worst thing the U.S. could do in Syria. Sadly, it's probably what we'll wind up doing. Quotes-end.png

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This item argues for the position United States should depose Bashar Assad on the topic Syrian civil war.