Yes, this is a savage war and both sides are doing savage acts. That said, the Syrian Government's forces are really being barbaric. I'm still stuck on them using chemical weapons on civilians, on children. Syria is a bad place with a lot of bad people doing bad things to each other and millions of people stuck in the middle.
Syria's Assad Just Explained How The U.S. Really Works By Brandon Turbeville. It is clear that the majority of the population has little understanding of how the U.S. Government operates. Ref. Source 2e.
These would actually be funny if the weren't so ludicrous. So, here I stand on the Blue Ridge Mountains in the Appalachians and I can't help but shake my head at this defense. The simple fact is that Assad used chem on his people in a gamble. He thought President Trump wouldn't react, like President Obama didn't. He gambled and lost. Now the apologists are trying to create an alt-world where it didn't happen.
The Truth About US Involvement in Syria By Robert Fisk. Let's take a long, hard, gritty look at the reality, which eludes the whole Trump menagerie. Source 9c.
US.-led offensive to drive ISIS from its 'capital' in Raqqa, Syria begins. The offensive will be difficult but will deal a decisive blow to the terror group, the U.S. General commanding the coalition said Tuesday. Ref. USAToday.
This is going to be a tough fight. Any time you fight in the city it's tough and they've been there long enough to fortify it to make it tougher still.