But behind the smokescreen of the American president’s flamboyance and Moscow’s World-War-III innuendo, both sides have shown cool-headed restraint.
The United States tried to appear before the world as a global power, restoring its hegemony in the world. However, it turned out differently.
U.S. President Donald Trump is an awkward ally. Even when he’s right, he’s wrong.
A punitive operation targeting Assad and his military would be appropriate. But in the current climate, the risks are simply too great. The benefits of such an operation must be weighed against the possibility of a global conflagration.
For three months, far more civilians were killed in raids by the U.S. and Saudi-led coalition than by the air raids of Assad and Putin