The Obama Doctrine: Syria Vs. Libya Intervention

As the pressure grows on President Obama to take action in Syria, it's worth going back to re-read the March 2011 speech he gave explaining his intervention in Libya

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  • The Obama Doctrine: Syria vs. Libya Intervention
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