Syria: Keeping Broader Goals in Mind

As talk of strikes on Syria continues, the media has started to examine the impact military action in Syria might have on the United States foreign policy goals, most notably on our relationship with Russia and efforts to achieve a negotiated settlement to Iran’s nuclear program.

These questions are critical, particularly as both Iran and Russia are necessary partners in efforts to reduce the threat nuclear weapons pose to the world. This weekend, our own experts Joe Cirincione and Joel Rubin weighed in on the situation in the media. Their take? No matter what happens with military strikes, political and diplomatic efforts will be critical as we move forward. 

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