The Red Line and the Rat Line — Seymour M. Hersh on Obama, Erdoğan and the Syrian rebels [London Review of Books]

17 April 2014

In 2011 Barack Obama led an allied military intervention in Libya without consulting the US Congress. Last August, after the sarin attack on the Damascus suburb of Ghouta, he was ready to launch an allied air strike, this time to punish the Syrian government for allegedly crossing the ‘red line’…

Excerpted; full article link: http://www.lrb.co.uk/v36/n08/seymour-m-hersh/the-red-line-and-the-rat-line

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