Let us think twice . . . and once more, before we rush to war.
Yes, Bashar al-Assad of Syria seems to be the latest incarnation
of pure evil.
However, here’s a question to ponder: when was the last time
that firing missiles actually produced a positive outcome?
Destruction tends to breed resentment and a desire within
homegrown terrorists to strike (back) at us.
Granted, we cannot ignore the fact that Assad has used chemical
weapons against his own people. What we ought to do is try to
get Russia, China, Iran, etc. to freeze the assets of the Syrian
government. We ought to aim to hit Assad below the belt — in
his metaphorical wallet.
The point is, U.S.A., we have alternatives. Let’s not rush into
yet another one of these push-button, video-game-like, military actions.
Peace can only be achieved through peaceful means. And, the means