The unknowns surrounding Syria

Norton_ARMIT News
Augustus Richard Norton, College of Arts & Sciences

This week has produced an important development concerning the situation in Syria: The United States, which has been weighing a potential military strike against government forces in the Syrian civil war, now seems open to the possibility of a Russian-backed intervention aimed at removing Syria’s stockpiles of chemical weapons…

Expert quote:

“I’m not a pacifist. But my premise for any use of national power is that we should have a very good idea what we’re trying to accomplish with that power. And I think the Syrian case is particularly vexing in that regard.”

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