Why aren't other countries taking action in Syria?

September 10, 2013 

I am adamantly opposed to our taking any type of military action against Syria. Of course, the use of nerve gas against civilians by their own government is an unspeakable atrocity, but why should it be up to United States to put a stop to this?

Who made us the policemen of the world? Don't we have enough of our troops in harm's way in the Middle East already?

If foreign intervention is necessary, why aren't any European nations taking action? After all, they are much closer to the situation.

Or what about other countries of the Middle East trying to stop the slaughter of Muslims by other Muslims?

Margaret Carlson


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