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Friday, March 11, 2016

Obama 'proud' of decision not to attack Syria

United States President Barack Obama said on Thursday he does not regret stepping back from his "red line" on the use of chemical weapons by Bashar Al-Assad's regime in Syria.

"The perception was that my credibility was at stake, that America's credibility was at stake. And so for me to press the pause button at that moment, I knew, would cost me politically," said the president.

Critics argue that Obama's decision did damage to American credibility that will not be healed quickly or easily. (READ MORE)