Sheldon Richman on Keeping the U.S. Out of Syria


We should be grateful that the Obama administration seems disinclined to intervene militarily in Syria, writes Sheldon Richman. But let's note that the administration has not kept hands off. In a variety of ways, it is already aiding the rebels. Moreover, White House spokesman Jay Carney says that all options—even military intervention—are on the table. Americans should feel uneasy as long as that ominous table remains in the White House.