Tagged - Syria

Think hard before intervening in Syria

Assad is a war criminal and monster, but to make the right decisions in Syria, Western leaders must compare his rule to the possible alternatives, and consider the costs of intervention.

Don’t forget Syria

I know that we are only human and that we are programmed to get used to events as they recur. But we should always remind ourselves of what is beyond numbers, any numbers — people. Behind each number is the destruction of the hopes and dreams of thousands of people.

WMD’s are not the issue in Syria

It is important to distinguish between humanitarian catastrophes and national security threats, as the boogeyman of WMDs has killed far more Americans than WMDs ever have.