Once you are in, what we have learnt from our wars is, we don’t know how to get out in a way that’s easy.
Karen J. Greenberg is an expert on national security, terrorism and civil liberties. She is the director of the Center on National Security at Fordham University.
Greenberg is also a permanent member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
She is the editor of several books, including The Enemy Combatant Papers: American Justice, the Courts, and the War on Terror (2008) and the author of The Least Worst Place: Guantanamo’s First 100 Days (2009), which The Washington Post and Slate.com rated as one of the best books of 2009.
Greenberg spoke to Empire about the implications of a US intervention in Syria.
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Source: Al Jazeera