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Syrian Civil War
Answering the question: War, what is it good for?

To the editor: Gregory Daddis speaks for many of us. There has to be a peaceful way out of this morass before we become as intransigent as the Israelis and Palestinians. It might already be too late. ("Why war? It's a question Americans should be asking," Op-Ed, Oct. 4) While we point at the brutality carried out by Islamic State, both the United States and its allies kill innocents with their bombs. Islamic State will have to work hard to catch up to our body count. The American people soundly elected President Obama because he said he would end the war in Iraq. When he leaves office, there will be no one left with the moral sensibility that I believe he still has in...