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Reaction to the President's Address to the Nation
Written by Lindsey Watson
Last updated on September 11, 2013 @ 7:20PM
Created on September 11, 2013 @ 7:02PM

Tuesday night in an address to the nation, President Obama talked about the ongoing chemical weapons dispute in Syria.

Obama made it a point to speak to the country about why Syria matters and where the nation goes from here.

But just a day after his address many Americans have been left with more questions than answers.

In his address to the nation President Obama said that we are not the worlds policeman. but also remarked that we need to take a stand against the use of chemical weapons.

T his debate was brought to light just last month on August 21st, when the regime of Syrian president Bashar Al Assad violated the laws of war killing more than 14-hundred people with chemical gas, the majority of which were both woman, and young children.

He said this will show not only Assad, but all other tyrants world wide, that we don't, and will not stand for the use of chemical warfare.

President Obama made it a point to assure the nation that he will not put American boots on the ground in Syria, and will continue to rally support from our allies across Europe, into Asia, and the Middle East who agree on the need for urgent action.

But that still leaves many to question whether or not a strike is worth it if we don't take out Assad.

"We need the world community to have rules and regulations in place that we follow 99% of the time, but that 1% is always such a flagrant violation that people get frustrated with it. But the reality of it is that somebody has to do something about it, and we are the most powerful nation this Earth has ever seen. Not just in this moment in time, but of all time." said Dr. Greg Noone, Farimont State University Director of National Security and Intelligence.

As of now the president is allowing the diplomatic process to continue to work it self out over the next couple of days before he decides on a further cause of action.


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Sep 12, 2013 at 7:19 PM
I watched a replay of Duck Dynasty,they are a lot smarter and have more common sense then the govt.
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