Regarding the editorial of Aug. 30, “Crossing ‘Red Lines,’” there is no doubt that every civilized human being would want an end to the carnage in Syria. However, two points emerge: how does one ensure that the chemical weapons sites are not hidden behind civilian enclaves? And there is no doubt that the United States will be aiding and abetting the advance of the Muslim Brotherhood.

What we are viewing today is a manifestation of the ongoing failure of Obama’s Mideast foreign policy.

Ashkelon, Israel