Tag: Obama’s red line

Obama: No Regrets on Syria ‘Red Line’

During the Sunday airing of his interview with CBS’s “60 Minutes,” President Barack Obama said he has zero regret for using the phrase “red line” in 2012 when he promised to retaliate against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s regime if it used chemical weapons.

Syrians carry a wounded child in the rubble of buildings following a barrel bomb attack on the Bab al-Nairab neighbourhood of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on August 25, 2016

‘What is Aleppo?’ One of Obama’s Biggest Foreign Policy Failures

Northern Syria’s Aleppo province, which has been at the epicenter of the nearly five-year-old war in the country, is a place where the Syrian regime has blatantly and repeatedly crossed President Barack Obama’s “red line” by using chemical weapons on citizens amid the ongoing carnage and chaos that has left tens of thousands of people dead and wounded.