Debate Over A Possible US-Led Attack On Syria

Debate Over A Possible US-Led Attack On Syria

The Obama administration and its allies prepare for a possible military strike on Syria. Debate over justification, objectives and the risks of unintended consequences.

A potential Western military strike on Syria has been put on hold, temporarily. Yesterday, British Prime Minister David Cameron postponed a vote on proposed military action. He wants to give U.N. weapons inspectors time to complete their investigation into the mass chemical weapons attack in Damascus, Syria, last week, which killed hundreds. President Barack Obama said he has not yet decided on his military options, but vows that any strike will be tailored, limited and decisive.

Guests

Doyle McManus

columnist at Los Angeles Times.

Aaron David Miller

vice president and distinguished scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center, and former U.S. Middle East adviser in Republican and Democratic administrations.

Robin Wright

analyst and joint fellow, U.S. Institute of Peace and Woodrow Wilson International Center
author of "Rock the Casbah: Rage and Rebellion Across the Islamic World."

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