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Thursday’s US missile attack on Syria must represent the quickest foreign policy U-turn in history. Less than a week after the White House gave Assad permission to stay on as president of his own country, President Trump decided that the US had to attack Syria and demand Assad’s ouster after
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President Trump will come to regret the day he let the neocons take over his foreign policy. Their track record is abysmal. His attack on Syria was clearly illegal and should his party lose the House in November he may find his new fair-weather friends in the Democratic Party quickly turning foul.
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This is virtually the same road map that the US has followed in Iraq, Libya, Syria, and so on. The results have been unmitigated disaster after disaster.
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As Western journalists reporting from Douma are raising big questions about the official US story of the so-called gas attack, Trump’s inclination to shoot first and ask questions later may prove to be his downfall.
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None of the major newspapers that published editorials in response to the Trump Administration’s airstrikes on Syria criticized the attack or questioned whether Assad first attacked his own people.
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Thousands of Marines and U.S. troops kicked off a major military training exercise that is reportedly set to include civilian evacuation operations, as well as chemical and biological drills. The drills followed the U.S.-led Anglo-alliance’s assault on neighboring Syria, which was allegedly in retaliation for a chemical attack in the Syrian city of Douma.
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I suggest that if people are going to the Constitution to defend the strikes in Syria or anywhere else, they should read the entire context and not drop relevant, important phrases that the founders placed in the document that would restrict such actions.
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The implied — well more than implied — understanding of this threat to the homeland threat is that Muslims will strike here in support of the jihadis abroad.
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This strike has nothing to do with a false flag gas attack that has been contrived with the help of the Central Intelligence Agency.  It has everything to do with bringing down the current Syrian government, and that is why our government cannot provide any evidence of Assad’s involvement in these attacks, not last year, not the years before and not now.
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When G.W. Bush was President, it seemed the deeper he took America into war, the more popular he became—at least with conservatives and Christians. Now, Trump seems to be following the same playbook—and with the same results.
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