August 23, 2013
War-Weary U.S. Gives Rogue Nations Free Pass
D. Francis, The Fiscal Times
Outrage over the apparent chemical annihilation of entire Syrian communities—including massive numbers of children—reached a tipping point on Thursday when images of the horror were broadcast and published throughout the world.
While most countries offered sympathy coupled their usual condemnations – including the United States -- the French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius called for the use of force against the alleged perpetrator, Syrian President Bashir al-Assad. His goal is to retain power at all costs, even if it means wiping out entire villages in Syria’s ongoing civil war.
France’s throaty rhetoric fell on deaf ears.
TAGGED: Barack Obama, Rogue Nations, Syria, Chemical Weapons