Syria: Obama hits the pause button

Have Washington and Paris saved face or lost it? Barack Obama’s decision to delay a Congressional vote on military intervention in Syria sparks an argument over whether the West will appear weak in dealings with Syria, Russia, and Iran.

  • Axelle LEMAIRE. Member of French Parliament, Socialist Party;
  • Ardavan AMIR ASLANI. Iranian-born attorney. Author, "Islam and the West: Wars of the Gods";
  • Ammar ABD RABBO. Freelance photojournalist;
  • Gerald OLIVIER. Editor, Atlantico. Author, "Mitt Romney, for the revival of the American myth";

Produced by François Picard, Anelise Borges, Dheepthika Namasivayam, Christopher Davis.

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