It Cannot Be U.S. Foreign Policy To Acknowledge al Assad’s Legitimacy If Chemical Attacks Were Done By Syrian Military
If these chemical attacks were ordered, orchestrated or even tacitly permitted by Bashar al Assad, the United States can never grant him the imprimatur of our approval by recognizing him any longer as the legitimate head of state of the Syrian people. To do so would be to undermine our credibility and would be a gross repetition of both President Obama’s red line failure and the mistakes of the CIA in meddling with the governments and elections in non-hostile nations during the Cold War, not to mention more recent blunders in Middle East foreign policy during my lifetime.
1. Former President Obama gives his famous “Red Line” comments about the regime of Bashar-al-Assad’s use of chemical weapons and what it…medium.com
Senator McCain has this one on the money….to agree to back any peace process where Assad remains in power will not bring stability to the…medium.com