Quoted: Steve Simon on Why U.S. Shouldn’t Fight Assad Regime

“At this stage, the U.S. is no more likely than it ever was to intervene as a combatant directly against the regime because the obligation that this would incur is far out of proportion to the strategic interest at stake, the likelihood of winning, and the cost of any eventual victory,” says Steve Simon, a visiting lecturer, in a New York Times opinion piece about U.S. involvement in Syria.