“My question to the secretary of state and the president of the United States is, how many more have to die before we take action to help these people with other nations?” he said.

The United Nations has said more than 10,000 people have been killed since the Syrian crisis began in March 2011. What started as peaceful protests against the regime spiraled into a bloody government crackdown and armed uprising…

The 2008 Republican presidential nominee also said the U.S. needs “to establish a sanctuary” so the opposition can “organize” and “resist.”