It's Time to Intervene in Syria

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Author(s) John Judis
Source The New Republic
Date April 30, 2013
Quotes-start.png First, there is good reason to discourage—by force, if necessary—the use of chemical weapons. After 100,000 were killed in World War I from poison gas, the League of Nations in 1925 adopted a ban on their use, which even the adversaries in World War II observed. The United Nations adopted a ban of its own in 1992. Secondly, there is good reason for the United States, once it declares a “red line,” to observe it. Quotes-end.png

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This item argues for the position United States should intervene on the topic Syrian civil war.