Robert Kagan (center). speaks at the "Reagan in a World Transformed," event in February, 2011, at the National Press Club in Washington D.C. (Photo: flickr/cc/Miller Center)

‘Liberal Global Order’: How Bush’s Neocons Crafted Obama’s Policy Of Endless War

Foreign policy analysts at the Brookings Institution urged Obama to begin ‘the provision of lethal assistance by an American-led coalition’ to Syrian rebels, while acknowledging the presence of al-Qaida fighters among their ranks.