The Guardian features an Atlantic Council event with Atlantic Council Distinguished Statesman and former Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, quoting him on President Barack Obama’s Syria strategy:

Barack Obama’s credibility was hurt after he promised to bomb the Syrian regime if it used chemical weapons but then failed to follow through, his then defense secretary has said.

“I think it did hurt the credibility of the president of the United States,” Hagel told the Atlantic Council thinktank in Washington on Wednesday. “When a president of the United States says something, it means something.

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