In academia where I come from, we're in constant pursuit of undisputable facts which lead us to truth, the kind of self-evident truth that our founding fathers wrote so much about.
According to the Adviser of the Minister of information in Syria, Ali Al-Ahmad, the US want to keep the geopolitical game so as to impede Russia, Syria and everyone who really wants to fight against terrorism.
After the US attack on Syria my first reaction was: This is war. It's highly dangerous for the world.
It is really interesting to look at this question because President Obama, who has just departed and passed his position on to newly arrived President Trump, is a perfect example of liberal dictatorship in the West.