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Feature Article by Stephen Lendman
Trump Rejects New Sanctions on Russia
by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman)
Piling on more may come later, not now. Most all Trump's geopolitical moves have been polar opposite what responsible leadership is all about.
US-led overnight Friday aggression on Syrian targets could have been devastating. According to the Wall Street Journal, raging hawk John Bolton urged massively terror-bombing multiple Syrian military targets to inflict "ruinous" damage to its capabilities.
Defense Secretary Mattis and Joint Chiefs chairman General Dunford were more cautious, calling for more limited strikes.
Their view prevailed, a potentially wider conflict avoided for now. Most missiles launched were destroyed by Syrian air defense systems.
Others striking targets left Syria's military capability unaffected. Moderation prevailed this time despite aggressive attacks launched.
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