Barack Obama's choice on Syria will define his presidency
The Syria choice will decide the tug-of-war between idealism and restraint in the Obama administration—and in the president's self-definition.
The president turns a blind eye to Syria's use of chemical weapons
Obama has a problem. On August 20, 2012, he declared that the use of chemical weapons by the Syrian dictator is his “red line.” It appears that in March a chemical weapon was used in Khan al-Asal in the province of Aleppo. The game is on.