Yes, but only Special Forces troops
No. Maybe in the future.
Mr. Speaker, I once again find myself compelled to vote against the annual budget resolution for a very simple reason: it makes government bigger. ― Ron Paul
Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of Liberty. Thomas Jefferson
EDIT - The first source wrote a book about it, obviously I didn't meet him personally, the second sources were personal.
Neither side in an argument can find the truth when both make an absolute claim on it.
No. We need to keep our noses out of other sovereign nations business.
No Lives Matter
however, it's not like this stuff is theoretical.
Syria is thought to have large caches of nerve and mustard gases, plus thousands of shoulder-fired missiles – weapons that some worry could fall into the hands of Al Qaeda
you do realize that sounding like an a-- is not quite the same thing as worldly cynicism?As far as the civilians, it sucks they get caught in the middle. Guess what else sucks. Deploying troops to support them. If they don't like the atmosphere, I suggest they support the rebels and convert from Muslim to something else
oh, I remember.Syria and its citizens provided safe haven throughout the Iraq War to terrorists fleeing Anbar Province
I didn't say land conventional forces and stop the fighting. I encourage the fighting. I just agree we should be willing to kill whatever fighters are necessary to protect non-combatants.Its time they reaped what they sowed. No support, whatsoever, should go to these people. Let them fight it out.
If we must have an enemy at the head of Government, let it be one whom we can oppose, and for whom we are not responsible, who will not involve our party in the disgrace of his foolish and bad measures.
- Alexander Hamilton. Spiritual father of #NeverTrump
No. Period. Never. We have been trying to police the freaking world and turn dictatorships into democracies for far too many years, with far too many of our own soldiers' lives, for people who aren't culturally adapted to western-style democracy.
"God is the name by which I designate all things which cross my path violently and recklessly, all things which alter my plans and intentions, and change the course of my life, for better or for worse."
-C G Jung
there are only two scenarios under which we get involved militarily.
1. if there is clear evidence of mass genocide going on.
2. as part of a much wider coalition force.