"Despite graphic media coverage," she wrote, "American policymakers" are "extremely slow to muster the imagination to reckon with evil."
Early this month, the
Well, the very next day, Syrian troops killed another 11 protestors. No soldiers returned to their barracks, not a single prisoner was released. The death toll continued to increase day by day.
So then on Saturday, the
This time, President Obama issued a statement, saying: "After the Assad regime flagrantly failed to keep its commitments, the
Well, Mr. President, where is your leadership?
Sure, Obama is preoccupied with the elections, the economy and assorted other dilemmas. But when is there ever a time when
Now, more than eight months after Assad showed himself to be a mass murderer, guilty of crimes against humanity,
The report quoted one Syrian who was walking home after Friday prayers in Homs and passed a military checkpoint. "After we passed, they started shooting down the street. Some old people had stayed in the mosque, but when they started to leave, the forces fired on them, on everyone passing in the street."
But after the
The Foreign Policy Initiative, a generally conservative nonprofit institute, advocates "continued U.S. engagement -- diplomatic, economic, and military -- in the world." And it offers a long list of steps the U.S. could take in
The list of low-cost but potentially effective measures is quite long. With those or other actions, it's important that
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