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Ukraine War Began With American Weakness on Syria

‘The first step in this Ukraine process was Crimea. It started after President Obama drew a red line in Syria about chemical weapons, and then when it was crossed he did nothing. That was an awful sign.’

Presidents Assad and Putin at Damascus January 7, 2020. Alexei Druzhinin, Sputnik, Kremlin pool photo via AP, file

Presidents Assad and Putin at Damascus January 7, 2020. Alexei Druzhinin, Sputnik, Kremlin pool photo via AP, file

IRA STOLL

Tuesday, March 15, 2022

12:42:58 pm

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IRA STOLL

Mr. Stoll was a founding partner in the New York Sun and its former managing editor.

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