The New Yorker quotes Rafik Hariri Center Senior Fellow Frederic Hof on the ongoing civil war in Syria:

Frederic C. Hof, a former State Department special adviser on Syria, who resigned in 2012, told me that “Obama has seen Syria as the problem from hell. There’s no magic bullet, and there is no fairy dust, so he has just wanted this problem to disappear from his in-box.”

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