“When we do nothing, not only do they have a green light, but this gives a green light to brutal dictators all over the world they can do the same thing,” McCain said. …

“We know he’s already done that and there has been absolute proof he’s already done that. So it should have surprised no one if he does it again in far greater impact,” McCain said of the Assad regime’s use of chemical weapons.

“He will do it again because we have given him, instead of a red line, we’ve given him a green light and to do that and many other atrocities committed,” the Arizona Republican said during an interview with CNN.