Phyllis Bennis: “Trump, Syria, and Chemical Weapons: What We Know, What We Don’t, and the Dangers Ahead”

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(Post from Common Dreams website)

. . . “In the meantime we know another truth: that a US military escalation against Syria (because we must not forget that US Special Forces and US bombers are already fighting there) will not help the victims of this heinous chemical attack, it will not bring the devastating war in Syria to a quicker end, it will not bring back the dead children. It will not defeat ISIS or end terrorism, it will create more terrorists. It will almost certainly cause more casualties, more injuries, and more dead. Maybe dead children.  There is still no military solution. This is what we know.”

(Read the entire piece at Common Dreams)

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