The Bashar Assad regime’s most recent chemical weapons attack in Idlib province killed dozens of people and injured many more. It was a cynical and desperate move by a regime that has lost all legitimacy in the eyes of the world. But the attack was also our first opportunity to see what the Trump administration would do in response to such a situation.

The answer, as it turned out, was nothing. As strange as it may sound, that is the right answer in this case.

 

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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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