In a letter sent Tuesday to national security adviser Susan Rice, the Democrats argue that the sheer number of people affected by Syria's civil war – combined with the restrictions Assad has imposed on aid groups – has limited the effectiveness of the humanitarian assistance currently being provided on the ground.
The United States, they added, has both a moral duty and a strategic incentive to develop a more efficient system for helping the tens of thousands of victims of the long-running conflict. ...The Hill
And,of course, they're right. How did we allow the right to drag America down so far?