U.S. policy on Syria still lacks coherence

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Author(s) The Washington Post editorial board
Source The Washington Post
Date May 1, 2013
URL http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/us-policy-on-syria-still-lacks-coherence/2013/05/01/dbda6cfc-b27b-11e2-bbf2-a6f9e9d79e19_story.html
Quotes-start.png What’s needed is what the opposition has repeatedly requested: a no-fly zone in parts of Syria, or other measures — such as attacks with missiles and stealth bombers — to ground the Syrian air force. Yes, such measures would have to be taken without a United Nations resolution, and they would upset Mr. Putin. But if Mr. Obama continues to pursue a policy of awaiting U.N. consensus and deferring to Russia, the result will be more crossings of his red line — and grave damage to U.S. interests. Quotes-end.png

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