What is Syria's strategic importance to the US and what can be done to
predictably improve things with minimal negative consequences? When there is no
good option, stay out. Have we learned nothing from our mistakes in Iraq,
Afghanistan, Libya and Egypt? As much as we would like the world to be a better
place, the US cannot be the world's policeman. Humanitarian grounds cannot
be invoked since the US has ignored Rwanda, Congo, Darfur and other atrocities.