We can’t look away from Syria now

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Author(s) Chicago Sun-Times editorial board
Source Chicago Sun-Times
Date September 1, 2013
URL http://www.suntimes.com/opinions/22254857-474/we-cant-look-away-from-syria-now.html
Quotes-start.png International condemnation has minimized the use of chemical weapons since World War I, and any breach of that dam now invites a flood. Such a scenario would be particularly horrific to Israel, where the use of chemical weapons by a hostile neighbor presents a fundamental existential threat, but nations such as Jordan, Turkey and Lebanon also would not rest easy. Quotes-end.png

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