Trump's real target

Adlai Brandt-Ogman
April 30, 2018

As scandals closed in on President Trump earlier this month–and several others grabbing headlines at his expense and the expense of his political allies–he launched a missile strike on Syrian facilities after it was reported that Syrian President Bashar al Assad allegedly used chemical weapons on Syrian rebels. This strike was coordinated with our European allies but without Congressional authorization. The next day, the media was back in the palm of Trump's hand. Coincidence?

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New York Times - U.S., Britain and France Strike Syria Over Suspected Chemical Weapons Attack

The Guardian - The Syria paradox: America drops bombs but 'turns its back' on refugees

Vox - Was Trump's Syria bombing illegal?

Adlai Brandt-Ogman

Adlai (‘21) is the Editorial Cartoonist. He is a prospective Media Studies Major. He has contributed to the Fumetto Magazine and has designed shirts for Vassar’s fencing team. In addition to his interest in art, he’s on Vassar’s Men’s Fencing varsity team and plays classical guitar.