by Joby Warrick
@JobyWarrick

From the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Black Flags, the thrilling unknown story of America’s mission in Syria: to find and destroy Syria’s chemical weapons and keep them out of the hands of the Islamic State

In August 2012, Syrian president Bashar al-Assad was clinging to power in a vicious civil war. When secret intelligence revealed that the dictator might resort to using chemical weapons, President Obama warned that doing so would cross “a red line.” Assad did it anyway, bombing the Damascus suburb of Ghouta with sarin gas, killing hundreds of civilians and forcing Obama to decide if he would mire America in another unpopular Middle Eastern war. When Russia offered to broker the removal of Syria’s chemical weapons, Obama leapt at the out.

Interview with the Author

After Words
Joby Warrick, “Red Line: The Unraveling of Syria and America’s Race to Destroy the Most Dangerous Arsenal in the World”
3/28/21        55 min


The Interview with Hugh Hewitt
29. Joby Warrick, author, “Red Line: The Unraveling of Syria and America’s Race to Destroy the Most Dangerous Arsenal in the World”
4/28/21       55 min


Free Library of Philadelphia
Joby Warrick | Red Line: The Unraveling of Syria and America’s Race to Destroy the Most Dangerous Arsenal in the World
3/3/21        49 min


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