Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Lessons from the Past for Syria Hawks

"... As President Obama weighs his next step, he is right to proceed slowly and deliberately. The last thing this country needs is to rush headlong into another disastrous war like Vietnam or Iraq, especially when the evidence is murky and the threat to our security doubtful. Even limited military intervention carries a host of risks and second-order effects, which proponents of action have spared little time to consider. Attacking Syria would represent a war of choice, not necessity ..."

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