Rapid Fire August 27, 2013: Syrian Knot Won’t Easily Be Cut
- Pressure mounts for strikes on Syria over apparent use of poison gas. The US Administration is signaling that it will conduct a “punitive strike.” This would express moral outrage and convey a sense that President Obama’s threats mean something. But hopes of accomplishing meaningful progress towards putting an end to the civil war, let alone helping Syria reaching a state of balance aligned with Western interests, are very scant at best.
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