Tag: Libya

The Case for Assad to Remain

“…As bad of a dictator as Assad is and as terrible as it is that Assad has aligned himself with Iran, Hezbollah, and Hamas, Assad nevertheless has a functioning government that provides law and order. …If President Trump topples Assad then only sectarian rebel groups will remain. …The only way that this author can support Assad’s removal is if President Trump also sends to Syria a couple hundred thousand American troops to help stand up a transitional government.”

Three Major Intervention Lessons Learned from Iraq

“These three lessons … may be taken as qualifying conditions to any future Middle Eastern regime change endeavor. …if these conditions cannot be met, then no matter the Middle Eastern dictator… that dictator should not be forcibly removed from power because of the mass bloodshed and chaos that will result.”