Steve Chapman on an End to Perpetual War?

When urged to intervene in Syria, according to a disapproving report in The Economist magazine, Obama's "response is to ask for evidence that such interventions would make things better, rather than satisfy the urge to 'do something' at the risk of escalating the conflict. His second response is to ask for the price tag."

Questions like those usually yield sobering answers, says Steve Chapman.

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