Expert: Obama admin wants to avoid repeating Iraq in Syria

With the recent allegations that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad may be using nerve gas on civilian populations, all eyes are on President Barack Obama to see if the use of chemical weapons does indeed cross a “red line.”

Various members of Congress are also calling on the administration to intervene. However, President Obama and others have called for patience and caution, saying more concrete evidence is needed.

Host Carmen Russell-Sluchansky spoke with Howard LaFranchi, a diplomatic correspondent for Christian Science Monitor, to discuss the story.

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About Carmen Munir Russell-Sluchansky 360 Articles
Carmen is a multimedia journalist based in Washington, DC whose work has appeared in a variety of outlets including National Geographic, NBC News, the BBC, Asia! Magazine, The China Post, Chicago Tribune and Orlando Sentinel.