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Should the “red line in the sand” as drawn during the previous administration finally be enforced?

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In August 2012, towards the end of his first term in office, president Obama drew a ‘red line in the sand’ indicating that, if Assad used chemical weapons, it would warrant U.S. military action.

In August 2013, a year later, Syrian military attacked rebel-controlled areas of the Damascus suburbs with chemical weapons.

When asked for authorization by then-president Obama, Congress and the American people proved strongly opposed to the use of force and no military action was taken.

Fast forward four years to the present: This past Tuesday ano