Syria has violated international standards by its use of chemical weapons. But the more serious crime is that it targeted civilians. Chemical weapons were banned after WWI because they are difficult to contain. Aim one place and they are liable to blow in another direction. But many weapons produce unintended deaths of civilians because no …
My Psychology Today blog has been featured as an essential read. http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/am-i-right/201309/what-diana-nyad-knows-about-men-and-women
Here is an interesting link asking important questions: http://www.globalethics.org/newsline/2013/09/03/a-more-evil-kind-of-evil/
Here are thoughtful questions to ask yourself regarding American intervention in Syria:
It is right that Obama turns to Congress for approval of American bombing of Syria. But this only the first step. The next is to get international approval. Barring that, it is difficult to see what good outcome there can be.