Middle East

Domestic Politics Limits Obama's Options on Syriai
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May 01, 2013 6:15 PM
President Barack Obama says confirmation that Syria used chemical weapons would cause the United States to rethink its military options in connection with the two-year old civil war there. But domestic political pressures make it unlikely that President Obama would deploy U.S. ground forces as one of his military options. VOA National correspondent Jim Malone reports.

Domestic Politics Limits Obama's Options on Syria

Published May 01, 2013

President Barack Obama says confirmation that Syria used chemical weapons would cause the United States to rethink its military options in connection with the two-year old civil war there. But domestic political pressures make it unlikely that President Obama would deploy U.S. ground forces as one of his military options. VOA National correspondent Jim Malone reports.


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