Obama concedes the Mideast to Putin – Jerusalem Post Israel News

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THE TURNING point was the Syrian chemical weapons crisis in August 2013. US President Barack Obama wanted to deter Syria’s Bashar Assad from further use of chemical weapons against his opponents and had drawn a red line a year earlier – any Syrian chemical attacks, he warned, would draw a powerful US military response.Therefore, a major crisis erupted when in late August 2013 Assad crossed that line.

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