Skip to comments.Obama in 2012: Taking ‘military action unilaterally’ in Syria would be ‘mistake’
Posted on 08/30/2013 12:50:38 AM PDT by TexGrill
The U.S. now appears like it will act unilaterally to punish the regime of Bashar al-Assad for reportedly using chemical weapons on its own population even though President Barack Obama said last year that taking unilateral action in Syria would be a mistake.
Obama was elected president in 2008 promising a new era of multilateralism and cooperation with the world. Just last year he said unilateral action in Syria would be a mistake.
For us to take military action unilaterally, as some have suggested, or to think that somehow that there is some simple solution, I think is a mistake, he said while taking questions from the press in March 2012.
Even though the British parliament voted down a resolution Thursday to act militarily with the United States in Syria, The New York Times reports that Obama is ready to go it alone.
President Obama is prepared to move ahead with a limited military strike on Syria, administration officials said Thursday, despite a stinging rejection of such action by Americas stalwart ally Britain and mounting questions from Congress, the Times said.
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Everything proceeding out of Obama’s mouth is a lie.
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What, no coalition? Going it alone, going cowboy, on account of WMDs.
I don’t see this happening, frankly. There may be a token appearance by our forces, sent by the token president, but only to save face, and it won’t fool anyone short of a Nobel Committee imbecile.
France is on his side....so that’s his out. He always has one.