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Submitted by Rebecca (United States), Apr 7, 2017 at 14:25

As well grounded as Dr. Pipes' reasoning is from a realpolitik standpoint, I think a reasonable case can be made for the limited action that Trump took. Basically, through this very limited strike, Trump merely "sent a message" that we don't want you using chemical weapons against civilians. No less forceful method of delivering said message would have been understood.

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