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BLOOMBERG: Obama's Confused Syrian Policy

BLOOMBERG: Obama's Confused Syrian Policy

By the Editors Jul 16, 2013 3:00 PM PT

By now it’s clear that the U.S.’s new policy toward Syria -- we use the word “new” advisedly -- remains unclear. The question is what President Barack Obama is willing to do about it.

A month ago, the administration announced it would begin training and arming opposition fighters in Syria. Now it emerges that this aid hasn’t yet hit the ground, and when it does, it will involve only small arms in uncertain quantities.

What exactly is the administration’s policy here? If the goal is to roll back the Hezbollah and Iranian forces that have helped turn the tide in favor of President Bashar al-Assad in Syria’s civil war, then such a small-scale move won’t make the difference. Nor will it stop the bloodshed, enable humanitarian aid to reach civilians, force the two sides to negotiate, or remove Assad -- all of which are the U.S.’s stated goals.

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