(The Blaze) On Thursday night, television host Bill O’Reilly and radio personality Laura Ingraham clashed over Syria and whether the U.S. should take military action against the government there. The discussion, while contentious at moments, highlighted the complexities involved in the ongoing situation.
At the start of the segment, O’Reilly, who supports military action, noted that Ingraham, who does not, was an ardent supporter of the Iraq War. That said, the radio host was quick to note that her views have changed and that the current situation in Syria does not warrant U.S. involvement.
“Over the last several years I have warned Republicans about continuing to go down this path where when it comes to military engagement the American public is not seeing how the military engagement improves their lives, how it impacts out national security,” Ingraham said, adding that Iraq was based on wishful thinking and that the Middle Eastern country the U.S. once hoped to help is now in “total chaos.