It’s not an invasion when the US does it

Imagine this for a second. A Syrian army fighter jet shoots a missile at a church in the Southern United States filled with people worshiping on a Wednesday night, killing all of them. Imagine the reaction. Everyone in the US would be in the streets screaming for war and to invade Syria. Every news network … Continue reading It’s not an invasion when the US does it

The U.S. in in Syria: Why does it matter?

This week saw the announcement that U.S. Marines have been deployed to northern Syria to assist "US-backed local forces". Today Syrian president Bashar al-Assad called the US troops "invaders" because they were operating in the country without the permission of the government. The deployment of Marines is just an official confirmation of what has been obvious … Continue reading The U.S. in in Syria: Why does it matter?