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Originally posted by Mamatus
If option two happens it could very well trigger a World War. I think Russia is making their stance fairly obvious at the moment.....
SOMEONE in Syria has used chemical weapons. That is undoubtly a war crime. And they should be held accountable.
However, this does NOT give USA the right to act like judge, jury and executioner.
The UN was set up in the aftermath of WW2 to allow for a forum and safeguard against the chances of WW3 from occurring
ANY military action on an issue of this magnitude should be put to the UN security council and voted upon there.
Obama risks being a war criminal himself if he does not take this sensible and statesman like course of action.