The New York Times quotes Rafik Hariri Center Senior Fellow Frederic Hof on whether the United States will become more involved militarily in the crises in Syria and Iraq:

“Given what’s happened to Jim Foley, given the public profile that this ISIS bunch has taken, I think it’s easier for the president, and for that matter for members of Congress, to make the case to the public that the United States really ought to be operating in the skies over Syria against this particular group,” said Frederic Hof, a former Syria adviser in Mr. Obama’s State Department.

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