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Foreign Policies of Correcting Past Political Mistakes - Again - Syrian Theater Still Smoking in the Background

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Submitted by M Tovey (United States), Aug 24, 2022 at 09:46

So we read of the 46th American Administrative Chief Executive's ordering a strike in Syria to continue the 2015 incursion to contain ISIL/ISIS, when supposedly that was a fait accompli last decade; or did somebody forget that ISIL/ISIS was already dealt with? So many politcal issues; so little time.
To be sure, Syria cannot be ignored, after the Afghanistan fiasco left so many questions (and uncounted billions in resources for the ISIS cousins (and leave us not forget al-Qaeda co-mingling with the Taliban); where will it stop, since it is obvious no real effort to stop it appears on any horizon.
But the hazard; the Syrian operation is remnant of teh 'line in the sand' left behind when the 46th Chief Executive was merely Number 2 of the 44th. Maybe, a reminder of the inability to be a force of reckoning in the nuclear theater is what is really at stake; America Foreign Policy really needs someone to be alert and not be run in the background.

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