"...The third and lowest point in last week’s debate, however, was Cameron’s claim that the intervention he favors was neither about regime change nor even about taking sides in the Syrian conflict. This was an exceptionally weak statement by an exceptionally weak leader, creating an exceptional amount of political fog.Of course an intervention would be about taking sides. How could it not be? Of course it would be about ending Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s regime—perhaps not immediately, but certainly in the medium to long run. No talk of “punishment” or “teaching a lesson” can mask what it means to go to war. ..."
Tuesday, September 3, 2013
"An exceptionally weak statement by an exceptionally weak leader"
Posted by G, M, Z, or B at 10:36 AM