Critics demand that Obama show "leadership" by doing something to help Syria's civilians. The temptation is easy to understand in this case. Syrian dictator Bashar Assad has been practically daring the international community to bring it on, most recently by presiding over a slaughter of more than 100 people, including entire families shot to death execution-style. But sometimes, writes Steve Chapman, leadership lies in knowing what not to do—and then not doing it.
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