Well it certainly looks like the United States will be making some kind of military action in revenge for the killing of civilians by chemical weapons in Syria. Even though the issue remains cloudy as to who did it, the word of the United States is now on the line.
Secretary of State John Kerry has been making the case along with Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel before the Congress on this matter. I would find the irony delicious that we have John 'Genghis Khan' Kerry pushing for American intervention in a country with far less military and political significance than South Vietnam except the dangers from one mistake in this country called Syria are far greater than any faced by the United States in South Vietnam with a defeat.
I was expecting at some point for Kerry to buttress his argument with one more sound byte - 'It became necessary to destroy the town to save it'
It would have been fitting and encapsulated what could easily become another street without joy.