Congress Should Still Vote on Trump’s Syrian Strike

April 17, 2018

Launching missiles against another country is nothing short of an act of war. The Constitution gives Congress the sole authority to declare war, not the president. When he ordered a “surgical” bombing strike against Syria in retaliation for Bashar al-Assad’s alleged use of chemical weapons...

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: Trump’s “Outrage” Over Syria

April 16, 2018

Ever since the start of his campaign in 2015 and even before, Trump has made it clear what kinds of things outrage him. Reuters obtained from “a source familiar with the internal debate at the White House” the following insight about Donald Trump’s psychology after seeing photographs of...

Syrian Civil War Escalates to International Crisis

April 12, 2018

The Syrian War, apart from its horrendous humanitarian toll, is now for all intents and purposes an international conflict. Syria’s civil war has reached a magnitude unforeseen by anyone in the conflict’s seven-year course. Not in 2011, when it began. Not in 2012 when President Barack Obama...