Read it later Source: The Wall Street Journal (Loose Lips on Syria) U.S. leaks tell Assad he can relax. The bombing will be brief and limited. An American military attack on Syria could begin as early as Thursday and will involve three days of missile strikes, according to “senior U.S.
Read it later Source: The Wall Street Journal (Syria Side Effects) Chemical weapons and other costs of doing nothing. As President Obama again considers military action in Syria, it’s worth recalling that the use of chemical weapons isn’t the only nasty side effect for the Middle East and U.S. interests
Read it later Source: Politico – by Philip Ewing (White House tries gunboat diplomacy in Syria) President Barack Obama has tried a lot of ways to get the attention of Syrian President Bashar Assad: International pressure, a “red line,” and assistance to the rebel forces fighting him. On Friday, Obama threw down
Read it later Published in the Times of Israel (Losing Snowden to Phony Red Lines) Vladimir Putin, the revolving door President of Russia, has provided the fugitive Edward Snowden with a one-year asylum despite impassioned objections by the US Obama Administration. As a result, Webster’s English dictionary needs to add a