Analysis || Taking Syria strike to Congress buys Obama time to find non-military solution
Obama needs domestic and international support for a controversial operation with unclear strategic aims. Now he has time to obtain that support and define the goals.
United States President Barack Obama did the right thing in announcing a "conditional operation" against Syria. He made it clear that the forces are ready and targets marked, while gaining time to put together a nonmilitary solution to the crisis. The diplomatic skills of the Nobel Peace Prize laureate will get a workout at this week’s G-20 summit in St. Petersburg: Can Obama...
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