Share on Facebook Share on Twitter 2 Comments May 7, 2013 First Resort: Syria, red lines and the drums of war by Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite Written by Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite Recommended for You After Sept 11, 2011, focus on the next 10 years What Anna Duggar Misses About Christian Forgiveness How My Mother Homeschooled Me (Without Screwing Up My Life) Why Chuck Colson Is the Ideal Millennial Role Model Sojourn Some Place You’ve Never Been 5 Ways Western Christianity Distorts God Never miss a story Sign up for our newsletter Follow us The latest on your timeline recommended for you Vatican cardinal says he was sidelined in crackdown of U.S. nuns by Alessandro Speciale| Religion News Service also from onfaith 3 more resign in scandal swirling around accused N.J. priest by Mark Mueller| Religion News Service also from onfaith Where Do We Put Tamerlan Tsarnaev? by Mathew N. Schmalz Ilikethenats If I were Obama, I would hesitate until I knew with absolute certainty that chemical weapons were being used by one side or the other. For all those who disagree please think back a little over ten years ago to the WMD fiasco with Iraq. I would hazard to say that those advocating for a strong U.S. response flunked History in grade school. Haven’t we put our Military through enough already? What’s wrong with some other country/organization leading the way. It worked (sort of) in Libya. I am perfectly fine with leading form behind. I suspect our Military would too for the next couple of conflicts. Another friend of Bill’s “Quit banging the drums of war. It doesn’t help.” Beautiful statement. At long last, someone has said it. Finally, an article from the WP written by someone who actually has a brain!