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12 November 2015

Karen Alter: The U.S. has to swallow some bitter pills

In a new article, The Least Bad Option in Syria, Karen Alter argues, that the The U.S. has to swallow some bitter pills, because letting the civil war drag on is even worse. The highest priority for America and the world should be to end Syria's civil war now. The best of the bad choices is former President Jimmy Carter's five-nation plan. The Obama administration has listened in part, inviting Iran to join peace talks in Vienna. The next steps will be even more costly, but it is both ethically and strategically imperative that the U.S. negotiate an end to the hostilities, Karen Alter writes in the article.

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