The violence and danger in Syria have ratcheted up another notch this week. Hundreds of thousands in the rebel-held areas of Aleppo are cut off from food and water while the 1.5 million living in the government-held areas of the city have limited access to aid deliveries. The United Nation’s top aid official called Aleppo the “apex of horror.”

But despite all the calls for action by politicians and pundits, most Americans aren’t convinced that saving Syria is the United States’ responsibility.

Read my take on the public’s attitudes about Syria at The Hill.

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About Trevor Thrall

I am a professor at George Mason University and Director of the Biodefense Graduate Program.

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