March 22, 2012 | Cited by Michael Weiss, The Telegraph

US Policy on Syria: A Bad Joke Told at the Syrian People’s Expense

First Obama outsourced to Turkey the job of overseeing the formation of the opposition. The result was the Syrian National Council, which is controlled by the Muslim Brotherhood, as the Muslim Brotherhood likes to remind us, and which has sustained some high-profile defections in recent days. Now comes news, via Tony Badran in a must-read piece, that Hillary Clinton instructed her Turkish counterpart Ahmet Davutoglu not to impose a safe zone or humanitarian corridor in northern part of the country, as the Turks have been threatening to do for ages.

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