Veterans of Bush Administration Split on How To Deal With Syria

Oversaw an intervention in Iraq that didn't go quite as planned


President George W. Bush boldly took the country to war in Iraq a decade ago, but now some of his administration's most vocal champions of that controversial endeavor are divided over what to do about Syria.

Some former Bush officials say the U.S. shouldn't strike at Bashar Assad's regime over the recent chemical weapons attacks on civilians, saying it's too late to salvage national security interests there. Others argue that if a bombing campaign is warranted, President Barack Obama has yet to make the case.