However this does not take into account the direction the country would have gone with no US intervention.
US military intervention should never be considered, and Obama is right not to push for anything of the sort.
He believes that the region should solve its own problems without US intervention.
Their joint call for U.S. intervention comes at an important moment.
It was an example of US intervention into tribes' processes for identifying their own leaders.
Fears grew of a US intervention to restore the kingdom.
Indeed, US military intervention is not without its ulterior motives.
In our last meeting, all the members complained of U.S. intervention.
Nor do we want to be constantly dependent on U.S. intervention.
Critics of U.S. intervention have never come to grips with this.