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The Way Forward on Syria - Townhall

The authorization by President Donald Trump to launch dozens of Tomahawk missiles at targets in Syria signaled to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and the rest of the world that America's tolerance for provocations and threats has finally waned. No ...and more »

Trump's War Policy in Syria - Project Syndicate

A prudent foreign policy is different from a “proportional” response to a specific event, because it involves establishing the ends that the chosen means are supposed to serve. In other words, foreign policy requires strategic thinking, and, in Syria ...and more »

Chemical Weapons Aren't the Real Problem in Syria - Foreign Policy (blog)

Fire and smoke billow following a reported car bomb explosion at a Syrian pro-government position during clashes between rebel fighters and regime forces to take control of an area in the southern city of Daraa on February 20, 2017. / AFP / MOHAMAD ...and more »

Syria chemical attack: Authority finds 'incontrovertible' evidence of Sarin - CNN

(CNN) International chemical weapons inspectors have found "incontrovertible" evidence that Sarin gas, or a similar substance, was used in a chemical attack in Syria earlier this month that killed 89 people. The Organization for the Prohibition of ...and more »

Was Trump's Bombing Syria Legal—And Does It Matter? - Justia Verdict

On April 7, President Trump ordered a cruise missile attack on a Syrian airbase in retaliation for the Assad regime's use of chemical weapons against civilians. Policy questions loom large. How, if at all, can Trump's decision as president be ...and more »

Why America Cares About Chemical Weapons - The Atlantic

Like ​The Atlantic? Subscribe to ​The Atlantic Daily​, our free weekday email newsletter. On April 6, Donald Trump initiated his first war, by launching dozens of cruise missiles against the Syrian regime, following its use of chemical weapons. U.S ...and more »

The Chemical-Weapons Attack In Syria: Is There a Place for Skepticism? - The Nation.

The American media have excluded dissenting expert opinions in their rush to embrace Trump's war on Syria. By James Carden. April 19, 2017. fb; tw; mail; Print; msg; wa; sms. Trump Syria Air Strike Impact. The Pentagon's damage-assessment image of ...and more »

How Iran enables Syria's chemical warfare against civilians - Jerusalem Post Israel News

Tehran built equipment to produce 'hundreds of tons of precursors for VX, sarin and mustard gas. 4 minute read. Share on facebook. Share on twitter. Syria chemical attack. A man breathes through an oxygen mask as another one receives treatments, after ...and more »

Absurdity is questioning a dictator's motives -

A child receiving treatment at a field hospital after an alleged chemical attack in the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhoun in north Idlib province. [EPA]. News flash: Bashar al-Assad is bad. He has been murdering his own people for more than six years ...and more »

Syria war: Sarin used in Khan Sheikhoun attack, OPCW says - BBC News

"Incontrovertible" test results show sarin gas or a similar substance was used in the chemical weapons attack in Syria earlier this month, the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) says. Samples from 10 victims had been analysed ...and more »