A very detailed and well-researched article on the cruise missile strike the Ol’ Pussy Grabber authorized. The questions raised are important for making an informed decision about how we act in the world. Unfortunately, the Ol’ Pussy Grabber can only react and his instinct is towards sowing chaos and creating conflict. Being informed is not a priority, which makes it all the more important for the rest of us.
A week ago, the United States made its first direct strikes against the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad since the country was plunged into a war. The deployment of 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles toward Syrian military targets, including an airfield, followed reports on April 4 that sarin gas was used on Syrian civilians. Assad was immediately blamed for the chemical attack, as he was for the chemical attack in Eastern Ghouta in 2013.
I don’t like this development for a few reasons:
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