Would a long proxy war in Syria, with Saddam and Sunni jihadis on one side and Iran, Hezbollah, and Assad on the other, have been better or worse for the region?
This is the sort of hand-wringing, concern-trolling BS that passes for analysis at the Allahpundit HQ.
Is there anybody over there who thinks first of what is better or worse for the United States?
There certainly hasn’t been anybody in the White House who’s made that the overriding question since the Reagan administration. And yes, I include both Read My Lips and Jug Ears in that calculus.