I should think so

Obama is being interviewed on CNN

  • does not expect co-operation from Assad based on previous experience
  • latest event in Syria is something the US has to take a look at
  • says costs have to be taken into account when looking at how to deal with Syria and Egypt
  • US has to be careful of looking like it is aiding and abetting actions that are contrary to US values
  • but there is now a” more abbreviated” time frame now for dealing with Egypt and Syria

Jim started a discussion thread on Syria here yesterday which has seen one the largest reader responses in a while