Steve Chapman: Did Obama Just Get Lucky on Syria?


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In assessing the feasibility and probability of Russia's proposal to secure Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad's chemical weapons, one overlooked factor should be paramount in our minds, writes Steve Chapman: Barack Obama is the luckiest politician on the face of the planet. If he were tied to a railroad track, the train would levitate and pass harmlessly over him. He's always the windshield, never the bug.