Deb Amos, foreign correspondent, NPR
PJ Crowley, former assistant secretary and spokesman, State Department
Marc Lynch, editor, Foreign Policy's Middle East channel
With the U.S. military supporting airstrikes in Libya, U.S. forces in Iraq and Afghanistan, and little leverage over Syria's rulers, President Obama's options are limited at best. Still, critics argue that the price of inaction could prove far higher than the cost of intervention.