Michael Crowley, Politico: Trump’s 'red line' reversal hints at Syria shift
When President Barack Obama geared up for airstrikes to enforce his chemical weapons 'red line' in Syria four years ago, Donald Trump cried foul.
When President Barack Obama geared up for airstrikes to enforce his chemical weapons “red line” in Syria four years ago, Donald Trump cried foul.
As Obama rallied support for an attack to punish Syrian ruler Bashar Assad’s use of nerve gas against civilians, Trump in a series of tweets expressed little concern for the innocent victims and insisted that the United States had no business in Syria.
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News And Commentary On What The U.S. May Do In Syria
President Trump: Syrian Attack 'Crossed A Lot Of Lines For Me' -- NPR
President Trump says Syria attack 'crossed many, many lines' -- ABC News
Trump shifts on Syria, with few specifics -- The Hill
Trump condemns Syria chemical attack and suggests he will act -- Washington Post
Trump Outrage at Syria Attack Sparks Speculation of Retaliation -- VOA
Trump says view on Assad, Syria changed after seeing chemical attack -- FOX News
Donald Trump says 'you'll see' when asked about America's Syria policy -- The Independent
Trump’s handling of Syria has some Senate Republicans very concerned -- Washington post
Trump and his ‘America First’ philosophy face first moral quandary in Syria -- Greg Jaffe, Washington Post
Syria, Trump's first national security test, needs more than tough tweets -- Judith Miller and Charles Duelfer, FOX News
Obama Was Right to Abandon ‘Red Line’ on Syria’s Chemical Weapons -- Christopher Dickey, Daily Beast
Syria’s children die choking. The West tut-tuts, briefly, and moves on. This is now normal -- Terry Glavin, National Post
Trump Is Not Off the Hook on Syria -- Jonathan Tobin, Commentary
Trump's Moment of Terrible Truth In Syria -- Dexter Filkins, New Yorker
Like Middle East Wars? You’re Gonna Love President Trump -- Colin Kahl, Politico