SYRIA When Military Intervention Makes Sense

Great powers intervene when they can.  It’s as simple as that.  Good and bad don’t play into it.

via Thomas P.M. Barnett’s Globlogization – Blog – Time’s Battleland: SYRIA When Military Intervention Makes Sense.

Exactly! The Dr. is in the house on this one. In this instance “can” is in the center of  the nexus of three domains, location, connections, and security. There is no oil at the location, the connections are too complicated, and the security is in jeopardy from too many directions.

Throw a rock in any direction, not towards the government nor the Syrian rebels, and you will hit someone who would like to go to war, but they can’t.

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