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Roy and Barbara Goodman Family Professor of the Practice of Diplomacy and International Relations


Of all the international crises facing President Obama in his final two years in office, how to cope with a burning Iraq and disintegrating Syria may be the most daunting. Syria, especially, is facing the most serious humanitarian crisis in the world today.


Burns, Nicholas. "Obama needs to act on Syria." Boston Globe, December 4, 2014.