What are we to make of the chemical attack in Syria?
How can the US, France and Britain possibly see Iran as a real threat?
Donald Trump, Theresa May and Emmanuel Macron directed their military forces to launch missile strikes on certain installations in Syria, which, they claim, have some role in the manufacture or use of chemical weapons, as a response to reports of such usage in Douma in the last hours of the subjugation of the East Ghouta rebel enclave.
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