A man stands on rubble at a site hit by what activists said was a barrel bomb dropped by forces of Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in the Bab al-Nasr neighbourhood of Aleppo (REUTERS/Abdalrhman Ismail).

Opinion

American boots needed in Syria

May 20, 2015, Michael E. O'Hanlon

Michael O'Hanlon examines the current situation in Syria and neighboring Iraq. He concludes the time has come for the U.S. military to be in on the ground in Syria before the situation gets worse.

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