Nerve gas attack in Syria calls for U.S. response

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Author(s) San Jose Mercury News editorial board
Source San Jose Mercury News
Date August 28, 2013
Quotes-start.png The U.S. must respond. But it must act in concert with other nations, reflecting the massive violation of international norms this horror represents. And it must temper Americans' expectations for the result. If we've learned nothing else in more than a decade of war in the Middle East, it's that the U.S. cannot impose democracy and must face the fact that in some conflicts, there may be no good outcome. Quotes-end.png

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This item argues for the position A coalition of countries should intervene on the topic Syrian civil war.