Through the Russian ambassador to the UK, Russia has confirmed that hospitals are “valid” targets. Hospitals legitimate target for Assad and Moscow: Russian ambassador – ARA News
These are the people that the Obama Administration wants to talk to. To work with.
I would characterize it as naiveté, but I’m not sure even a dedicated liberal can be that short sited. Cognitive dissonance on a grand scale would ensue if they were to actually realize that you can’t talk to some people. That while everyone may be “trying to do the right thing,” in some cases those people are going think that bombing hospitals is the right thing to do.