Opinion from a Libertarian ViewPoint

oftwominds-Charles Hugh Smith: The Media’s Missing the Point: Syria, Empire and the Power of Signaling

Posted by M. C. Fox on April 11, 2017

I think Ilargi (The Automatic Earth) got it right in his recent essay Symbols of Strength, in which he proposed that the entire cruise-missile exercise had little to do with Syria and everything to do with signaling Trump’s willingness to use force to China’s President Xi jinping
If true it seems a poor way to do business.  Some say dropping the A bombs on Japan was not to defeat the already defeated Japanese but to signal Russia.

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