On Syria, a weak strike is better than none

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Author(s) Frederick W. Kagan
Source The Washington Post
Date September 6, 2013
URL http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/on-syria-a-weak-strike-is-better-than-none/2013/09/06/6d2c0ed4-166f-11e3-804b-d3a1a3a18f2c_story.html
Quotes-start.png Especially after this lengthy buildup and public debate, Syrian rebels and their supporters would view a U.S. failure to act as abandonment of their cause. In particular, the moderate Syrian opposition, which relies on support from the United States and its allies, would be devastated. These people are the majority of the opposition. Quotes-end.png

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