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Will there be a Syrian state in 2014 or 2015? Unfortunately, it is a legitimate and pertinent question. The Syrian civil war is well into its third year and there seems to be no resolution in sight.
Morsi's removal from power and the exacerbation of the conflict over Egypt's identity and political future add yet another compounding element to the murky arena of Middle Eastern regional politics.
Without authoritative U.S. action, a regional war will likely erupt over Syria.
The use of force as an instrument of foreign policy has been an important and salient issue in America's grappling with its role as the world's sole superpower for more than two decades now.
Dear President Obama,
Congratulations on your reelection.
The policy debate on the proper response to the challenges presented by the recent surge in Islamist power and influence in the Middle East is also a matter of geography.
The unfolding Syrian crisis presents the U.S with a manifold policy dilemma. Several issues and challenges are at stake:
1) The current impasse is likely to continue for some time and with it the unacceptable massive killing of civilians.