60 percent say Syrian opposition groups may be no better than the government.
Obama Inc. has chosen not to provide anti-aircraft missiles to the Free Syrian Army’s Islamist militias, but conveniently the Saudis have stepped in to provide those.
Perhaps more significantly, those attitudes cut across party lines and almost all demographic groups.
If a Bush official had said in 2002 that we’re going in and saying there are WMDs even if there aren’t any, it would have been on every front page of every paper for a week.
Back during the Iran-Iraq War we viewed Saddam Hussein as the lesser evil. This time around our Saddam is still a Sunni pitted against a Shiite in a new version of the conflict taking place in Syria.
Former U.S. president Bill Clinton admitted that if the U.S. had gone into Rwanda sooner following the start of the 1994 genocide, at least a third or roughly 300,000 lives could have been saved.
“Their view is that unless this involves big numbers, it’s not worth doing,” said a European official.