Aaron David Miller says in FP that one should not listen to pundits who want to drag America into another Middle East quagmire. He also says that the Obama administration’s strategy in Syria is working. I entirely agree on the first count, generally so on the second. Miller concludes
Syria today is a mess — but it’s a Syrian mess. Afghanistan and Iraq should teach us that America can’t control the world. It’s time the country focus primarily on fixing its own broken house, instead of chasing the illusion that it can always help repair somebody else’s.