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Of Red Lines, Game Changers and U.S. Credibility

If the Syrian regime ever uses chemical weapons on its own people, the president said, then it will have crossed a “red line;”  using chemical weapons is a “game-changer, he said.”  The implication was clear:  If Syria crossed that bright line, the United States would not tolerate it.  We would take action.  Military action, presumably….