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Obama Vetoed Assad Overthrow Plans, New Memoir Says

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President Obama vetoed 50 plans put to him by the CIA to engineer the downfall of the Assad regime in Syria, according to a former operative working on the project.

According to a memoir he is publishing on Tuesday, Douglas Laux was part of  a team tasked to find ways to put into effect Mr. Obama’s assertion in August 2011 that “the time had come for President Assad to step aside.”

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