The Hidden Dangers of Trump’s Syria Strike: New at Reason

Righteous indignation and military action have been the responses to a deadly gas attack in Syria. The rush to action may be misguided, Bonnie Kristian writes.

There is no easy fix for Syria's tumult and misrule, contrary the facile rush to war with which much of Washington has responded to this new chemical attack. Rash reaction may be tempting, but prudence demands we learn from foreign policy mistakes past to avoid yet another headlong sprint into what is certain to be a costly, lengthy intervention that may—for all involved—do more harm than good.

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The Hidden Dangers of Trump’s Syria Strike: New at Reason

Righteous indignation and military action have been the responses to a deadly gas attack in Syria. The rush to action may be misguided, Bonnie Kristian writes.

There is no easy fix for Syria's tumult and misrule, contrary the facile rush to war with which much of Washington has responded to this new chemical attack. Rash reaction may be tempting, but prudence demands we learn from foreign policy mistakes past to avoid yet another headlong sprint into what is certain to be a costly, lengthy intervention that may—for all involved—do more harm than good.

View this article.