- President Obama can improve the situation in Syria, but he will have to recognize his errors, Frida Ghitis says
- The war in Syria has killed hundreds of thousands and mobilized millions, and the United States should intervene, Ghitis says
Frida Ghitis is a world affairs columnist for The Miami Herald and World Politics Review, and a former CNN producer and correspondent. Follow her @FridaGhitis. The opinions expressed in this commentary are hers.
(CNN)When 51 officials at the U.S. State Department decided to protest America's policy in Syria they offered a lifeline to President Barack Obama. Unfortunately, he is unlikely to grasp hold of it.