Saturday, September 7, 2013

Chris Hayes Speaks Against U.S. Intervention In Syria

MSNBC's Chris Hayes speaks against American intervention in Syria, taking into account the deaths of more innocent civilians through aerial bombardment, skepticism regarding the effectiveness of a military strike, and the possibilities that the U.S. will exacerbate the situation and become involved in another Middle Eastern quagmire. While questioning the possibility of a political solution to the Syrian civil war, Hayes advocates a number of humanitarian measures. Watch:

2 comments:

Michael J. Mand said...

OK, I agree. So how does Presidnet Obama extricate himself from his "red line" promise without doing irreparable damage to American credibility in an area where we have little to begin with due to his predecessor?

Jeff Tone said...

Good question. Obama boxed himself in and is left with bad choices. I think military action has far worse potential consequences, and he ought to concentrate on the economic and diplomatic isolation of Assad.