October 03, 2016

Syrian carnage likely to outlast Obama

Source: The Hill

Journalists: Julian Hattem, Jordan Fabian

A new wave of violence is virtually ensuring that Syria will be a stain on President Obama’s foreign policy legacy, with the civil war there likely to outlast his time in office. 

The unraveling of a diplomatic ceasefire in recent days, followed by some of the worst attacks yet on the city of Aleppo, magnified the failures of the United States and other world powers to stem the chaos of the six-year-long civil war. The conflict has left an estimated 400,000 people dead and scattered millions of refugees across the globe.

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  • Nicholas Heras

    Former Fellow, Middle East Security Program

    Nicholas A. Heras is a former Fellow at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS), working in the Middle East Security Program. His work focused on the analysis of complex...