America must act
Posted: August 26, 2013 at 4:11 a.m.
Last August, even as he resisted the notion of U.S. military intervention in Syria, President Obama said that “a red line for us is we start seeing a whole bunch of chemical weapons moving around or being utilized. That would change my calculus.” If new reports of the use of nerve gas to massacre hundreds of Syrian civilians are confirmed, Obama must make good on that warning to punish the government and protect its population.
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Editorial, Pages 10 on 08/26/2013