John Kerry: A War Speech... Nothing Less.Submitted by goldenequity on Mon, 08/26/2013 - 16:38
"It’s difficult to find a single sentence in Secretary of State John Kerry’s forceful and at points emotional press conference on Syria that did not sound like a direct case for imminent U.S. military action against Syria. It was, from the first paragraph to the 15th, a war speech. [...]
But Kerry’s language and tone were unmistakable. He was making the case for, and signaling that the United States planned to pursue, military action against another country. As my colleagues Karen DeYoung and Anne Gearan wrote, “Kerry left little doubt that the decision for the United States is not whether to take military action, but when.”--Washington Post's Max Fisher knows what he heard:
Full piece here .Transcript of Kerry's speech here .
Post Speech fallout:
Obama likely to resist broad Syria intervention regardless of UN findings
Syria crisis: Cameron and Putin disagree on evidence in phone call