Out of 26 Major Editorials on Trump’s Syria Strikes, Zero Opposed

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by Adam Johnson A survey by FAIR of the top 100 papers in the US by circulation found not a single editorial board opposed to Trump’s April 13 airstrikes on Syria. Twenty supported the strikes, while six were ambiguous as… Continue Reading  

Trump May Be Right

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by David W. Lesch In the wake of the recent US targeted attack in Syria, President Trump’s comments a couple of weeks ago that the US needs to get out of Syria as soon as US-backed forces mop up the… Continue Reading  

How can we protect Syria’s civilians against the Damascus regime?

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by Gilles Dorronsoro By no stretch of the imagination does the Western bombing of Syria following the chemical weapons attack by the Bashar al-Assad regime on its people constitute a sufficient or proportional response to this crime. Nevertheless, it is legitimate… Continue Reading  

The Strike Warfare Chimera

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by James A. Russell You could hear the back slapping in Paris, Washington, and London as the allies unleashed a fusillade of missiles at Syria in response to the April 7 chemical attack in the suburb of Douma. The “precision”… Continue Reading  

Syria: bottom line questions

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by Graham E. Fuller The Trump administration has just delivered several dozen military strikes against Syria purportedly aimed at chemical production and storage facilities. It was an act the international community feared might lead to overt war in Syria between… Continue Reading