Regime Change, Again - Work Undone in Syria

(National Review) Jed Babbin - According to an Israeli assessment, Syria's 38-year-old president Bashar Assad will take risks a prudent leader wouldn't, given Syria's weaknesses and immediate proximity to Israel's strength. Worse still, Assad is apparently willing to pay a higher price for his adventurism than a more levelheaded dictator might. Regime change must be our goal, because nothing else will work. The Syrian Baathists will do what their Iraqi brethren did. Stall, talk, whine to the UN, and continue their business of supporting terrorism.

2003-11-13 00:00:00

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