The fact is that 'rightwingers' are very much split on this, as is most everyone.
From this article it seems Obama is doing more harm than good, continuing to rely on theory rather than reality and what he read in a book once.
Syrian rebel chief on U.S. non-lethal aid: "The only thing we want is weapons" - CBS News
All that money and the Americans come out looking like idiots, though that was foreordained with John Kerry at the helm. The S of S went from Tweedledum to tweedledummer.