Yes, the United States must show its clout. The recipients of US aid should not be able to dictate foreign policy to the US. If the US uses its clout in an even-handed and consistent way, there is no reason for any country in the world to not respect the US.
U.K. is offering 4,000 resettlement spaces for Syrian refugees, UNHCR spokeswoman says (Reuters)
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