Trump’s Attack on Syria: A Bias for Hope?

April 17, 2018
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New article in the Christian Science Monitor featuring Kathryn Sikkink and her book, Evidence for Hope. 

Twice within a year, President Trump has ordered missiles fired on Syria’s military for its use of chemical weapons on innocent people. In his second response on April 13, Mr. Trump doubled the number of missiles. And France and Britain joined in. Yet for this tougher defense of human rights, public reaction has been largely pessimistic. The slaughter in Syria is largely expected to continue, albeit with conventional weapons for now.

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