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Look at Obama's actions

...red line in the sand in Syria, then walked away and did nothing when the Syrian regime crossed that line and used chemical weapons on its own people. He failed to secure our diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, for political reasons, allowing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-09-09/look-obamas-actions
Rules of disengagement

...response to Syria's civil war was a failure. The only meaningful progress was scored by Russia, negotiating a chemical-weapons drawdown. But even that didn't work ? Bashar al-Assad's regime is still blasting away at its civilians with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-06-14/rules-disengagement
What's the big issue?

...foreign policy decisions by this administration, such as the drawing and erasing of red lines in Syria for uses of chemical weapons against its own people ? or the talk of tough sanctions against Russia and Vladimir Putin if he continues his bullying...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-04-28/whats-big-issue
Analysis: Putin tests Obama foreign policy

...is using to withdraw from Afghanistan, and relies on Putin's cooperation on an agreement to strip Syria of its chemical weapons stockpiles.And perhaps most pressing for Obama is Russia's partnership in tense international negotiations with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-03-20/analysis-putin-tests-oba
Full text of President Obama's State of the Union address

...reduce our own reliance on Cold War stockpiles. American diplomacy, backed by the threat of force, is why Syria's chemical weapons are being eliminated, and we will continue to work with the international community to usher in the future the Syrian...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-01-28/full-text-president-obam
A lack of leadership

...colonel. Putin's Russia will not be moved by Obama's stern lectures and meaningless ultimatums, such as the chemical weapons "red line" crossed by Syria in its civil war.The president now finds himself dealing with a scenario he laughed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-03-05/lack-leadership
Rants & Raves

...others from using WMD, why didn't the last 10 years of military action in Iraq and Afghanistan deter the use of chemical weapons in the first place? I believe the use of chemicals was deliberate to goad the U.S. into unilateral action. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-09-22/rants-raves
Syria strategy disastrous

...This Nobel Peace Prize "winner" is all guns a-blazing to bomb, strike ? whatever ? Syria over the use of chemical weapons against its own people.This president is lobbying Congress and the world to support attacking Syria in retaliation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2013-09-15/syria-strategy-disastrou
Administration's logic for attacking Syria doesn't hold water

...reaction to Syria's use of chemical weapons is interesting to study.I don't...Saddam Hussein's regime used chemical weapons to kill more than 8,000...that retaliating for the use of chemical weapons will kill more innocent men...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2013-09-14/administrations-
Zero credibility

...assertion that he never drew a "red line" on the use of chemical weapons by Syria was a joke ? literally.His longtime champion...of his own citizens and, allegedly, used horrid chemical weapons in some instances.Assad is their boy, particularly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2013-09-14/zero-credibility