There really hasn’t been any indication from the administration as to what our national interest is with respect to this particular situation...
If you think of what’s really important in that region, it’s two things. It’s Iran’s nuclear program and the relationship between Iran and Syria, the Assad regime, with respect to funding terrorists that go around killing innocent m
en, women and children including Americans.
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