It seems that Assad – allegedly – gassing 70 ‘women and children’ civilians in Idlib is a war crime and a crime against humanity. Trump-etting on about the ‘beautiful babies’ murdered by the wicked Assad – allegedly – requires an ‘appropriate and measured response’ from the USA by chucking 59 cruise missiles at an empty air base from which the ‘alleged’ chemical strike was ‘allegedly’ launched.
However, it does seem to be OK for the USAF to blow the living shit out of three times that number in Mosul using their nice eco-friendly non chemical bombs. The number of beautifully babies pulled out of the rubble there seems to be perfectly acceptable because we blew them up instead of gassing them.
So – Trump good, Assad bad. America good, Assad bad.
I condemn the USA for sticking it’s nose into Syria. Equally I condemn Russia for doing the same thing. It would be best for all if both countries pulled out and let the Syrians get on with their internal conflict without external interference. It is, after all, their affair and none of our business.
But no. Now America is banging on about regime change – because that worked so well in Iraq and Afghanistan didn’t it?