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Trump Is Right to Withdraw From Syria

It can’t be America’s purpose to indefinitely forestall every plausible misfortune that may or may not bedevil this troubled region. — Published with Permission of Cato.org — President Trump has ordered a withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria. This is the right decision. The U.S. military presence in Syria has not been authorized by Congress, […]

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Perspective on Syria: The War, the Weapons, the Players, the Principles, the Christian Response

Though the bombs have already fallen and the U.S. response to the April 7 alleged use of chemical weapons by the Syrian government seems to be behind us, the Syrian civil war is far from over, and so is America’s involvement in that far away and little-understood corner of the world. Unfortunately, most Americans know […]

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Syria, the U. S. Constitution, and the War Powers Resolution

In the wake of the U. S. missile strike on the Syrian air base believed to have been used to mount a chemical weapons attack, there is no lack of the usual debate about, “it’s right, it’s wrong; it’s good, it’s bad; we should have, we shouldn’t have.” Most of the discussion revolves around personal […]