Letters to the Editor

September 6, 2013

Diplomatic pressure should be next step

Many voices from across the political spectrum are urging U.S. intervention in Syria after allegations of the use of chemical weapons by the Assad regime against rebels garrisoned in Damascus. Cited in encouragement for military recourse are violating human rights with the use of chemical weaponry and anti-Americanism from the Syrian president. But armed conflict need not be considered imperative and should not be considered inevitable.

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