“I just thought that the president wouldn’t be this bad on National Security issues. I had no idea that he would sit back and watch people get slaughtered without even saying a word. I’m astonished that he doesn’t believe in ‘American Exceptionalism’; I’m astonished that he wants America to lead from behind.”
This is what Syria looks like.
Secretary of State arrived in Tunis on Friday
Nations Rebuke Assad as Syria Assault Rages | NYT
Representatives of more than 60 nations and organizations called on Syria’s government on Friday to halt its attacks on besieged cities and asked the United Nations to begin planning for a peacekeeping force, even as prospects for a diplomatic way out of the conflict appeared dim. […]
The international meeting — a gathering of what was called the “friends of the Syrian people” — was intended to demonstrate international solidarity against the government of President Bashar al-Assad and his close allies, namely Russia and China, which faced blistering criticism from Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and other attendees.
“It’s quite distressing to see two permanent members of the Security Council using their veto when people are being murdered: women, children, brave young men,” Mrs. Clinton said Friday at the close of the conference… “It’s just despicable… And I ask, whose side are they on?”