U.S. strikes

Reckless in White House

Print edition : May 12, 2017

President Donald Trump receives a briefing on the military strike in Syria from his National Security team on April 6. Photo: AP/Shealah Craighead

Still image taken from a video released by the U.S. Department of Defence on April 14 shows the the impact of the “mother of all bombs” dropped to target the network of tunnels used by militants in Achin district of Nangarhar province in Afghanistan.

Still image taken from a video released by the U.S. Department of Defence on April 14 shows the the impact of the “mother of all bombs” dropped to target the network of tunnels used by militants in Achin district of Nangarhar province in Afghanistan.

The U.S. strikes in Syria and Afghanistan seem to be more about Trump acquiring a “presidential” aura and legitimacy than about making the world a safer place. Another U.S. President bombs another country, at a terrible human cost elsewhere.
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