How the #IranDeal explains Obama’s inaction in Syria

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Obama’s Syria Policy Isn’t a ‘Mistake.’ It’s Deliberate.
by Lee Smith
September 7, 2016

…What Kristof, Cohen, Wright, and their colleagues apparently can’t see, even at this late date, is that Obama’s inaction in Syria is not simply part of the hangover from the failed American war in Iraq, or of the president’s personal psychology. There is something entirely practical at stake here, too—namely, the Iran deal. The explanation is, in fact, a simple one: U.S. intervention in Syria against Assad would have made the Iran deal impossible. READ MORE

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