Saturday, April 8, 2017
A counter-productive and murderous gesture: Tillerson’s and McMaster’s reason for missile strike
The Duran.com by Alexander Mercouris
--The US missile strike on Syria’s Sharyat air base provides a good opportunity to compare the sharply different approaches the US and the Russia have to the use of force.
The Russians use force sparingly as an instrument of state policy to advance what they see as their national interests. Every Russian military endeavour since the end of the Second Word War has been judged and carried out to further some concrete objective of the Russian state.
The Russian intervention in Syria is a case in point. The Russians intervened in Syria legally –