US Declares War On Syria

by: Nameless Guy

 

The United States have just declared war on the Syrian Government and are accusing the Assad regime of using chemical sarin gas against its citizens. The Assad regime states that they did not use sarin gas against their people. They claim that they bombed a rebel hideout that housed the deadly sarin gas. So without out much evidence to work on, the United States decided to go ahead and strike the Assad regime, delivering some good old fashion “American Justice.” This justice comes in the form of 50 tomahawk missiles. These missiles have struck a Syrian air force base.

The problem is that Assad and Russia are allies. Not only does Russia supply the Assad regime with weapons, but there are even Russian airfields located in Syria. That is why starting a war with Assad will possibly spark a war between Russia and the United States.

My two cents:
This is a classic case of everyone pointing fingers at each other, and acting on emotions instead of thinking logically. What needs to be done is that the United Nation needs to step in and deploy peacekeepers and the Red Cross immediately to only stop the escalation of war, but to properly investigate and punish the true culprits.

References

BRENNAN, M. (2014, Feburary 6). Survivor of Syrian poison gas massacre still feels psychological effects. Retrieved from CBS NEWS : http://www.cbsnews.com/news/syria-gas-attack-survivor-still-feels-psychological-effects/

KINGSLEY, P., & BARNARDAPRIL, A. (2017, April 6). Banned Nerve Agent Sarin Used in Syria Chemical Attack, Turkey Says. Retrieved from New York Times: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/06/world/middleeast/chemical-attack-syria.html

Russia–Syria relations. (n.d.). Retrieved from Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Russia%E2%80%93Syria_relations#Russian_air_base_in_Palmyra

Sheva, A. (217, April 4). Bennett urges cabinet meeting over Syrian chemical attack. Retrieved from Arutz Sheva; Israel National News: http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/227738

Sopel, J. (2017, April 06). Syria war: US launches missile strikes in response to chemical ‘attack’. Retrieved from BBC: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-39523654

Webb, S. (2013, August 23). Syria’s darkest hour: Hundreds of children’s bodies piled high after nerve gas attack near Damascus leaves up to 1,300 dead. Retrieved from Mail Online: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2398691/Syrias-darkest-hour-Hundreds-childrens-bodies-piled-high-nerve-gas-attack-near-Damascus-leaves-1-300-dead.html

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