On the Brink of Another War of Choice

by  https://www.commondreams.org/author/bonnie-bricker Bonnie Bricker and  https://www.commondreams.org/author/adil-shamoo Adil E. Shamoo President Barack Obama stands on the brink of engaging the United States in another war of choice in the Middle East. Ostensibly because the Syrian regime crossed Obama’s self-declared “red line” by using chemical weapons, Washington will deliver  HYPERLINK "https://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/14/world/middleeast/syria-chemical-weapons.html?nl=todaysheadlines&emc=edit_th_20130614&pagewanted=print" small arms, including antitank weapons, to Syrian opposition groups favored by the administration. (Obama appears to have overlooked reports by the United Nations that rebel groups may have used the weapons as well.) The administration’s red-line bravado became a [...]