" A top aide to President Obama said Sunday that U.S. policy in Syria has to be dictated in part by what happened in Iraq. White House chief of staff Denis McDonough, speaking on CBS' Face The Nation, referred to Iraq in saying of Syria: "We've rushed to war in this region in the past; we're not going to do it here." McDonough added: "We have to be very discerning about what's in our interest and what outcome is best for us, and the prices that we're willing to pay to get to that place."Obama administration officials -- though not the president himself -- announced last week that they are sending military aid to Syrian rebels, but did not specify that aid...."
Sunday, June 16, 2013
White House: "We've rushed to war in this (Middle East) region in the past; we're not going to do it here."
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