Posts Tagged: red line
A quick reader on why military intervention in Syria is a big mistake--and what we should be advocating instead.
The White House has declared a strike upon Syria imminent without providing a clear rationale for military action, except as an attempt to satisfy an arbitrary “red line.”
Despite his better judgment, Obama is poised to make serious mistakes in Syria--all because he made words like "red line" part of his vocabulary.
Iara Lee's "The Suffering Grasses" beautifully captures Syrians explaining their struggle in their own words, giving a place of privilege to those nonviolent activists whose voices have long been buried beneath the rubble.
It is perhaps hackneyed to refer to Syria as a tinderbox or a powder keg, but that's exactly what it is.
Israeli leaders constantly imagine themselves in the shoes of their Iranian counterparts and invariably conclude that it is only rational for the Islamic Republic to acquire the bomb.
Let's resist the temptation to intervene in Syria. This time, let's say 'lesson learned.'
Why start another body count in a Middle East conflict with no direct relationship to U.S. security?
The United States is in no position to take leadership in response to any use of such weaponry by Syria
Washington sanctions North Korea and Iran while bolstering its own nuclear arsenal and turning a blind eye to Israel's.