Donald Trump bucks human rights, and regularly heaps praise on and mingles with despots. Think of him as the invasion of Iraq raised to a global level.
The congressional debate over potential intervention in Syria begs the question: is world peace possible?
Peace seems to be a commodity in short supply in recent times. In Washington, the president is arguing that conducting a military strike -- which will inflict widespread damage and harm in Syria -- is fitting “punishment and deterrent” against a dictator for inflicting widespread damage and harm on his nation.