Although the Syrian conflict appears to be calmed down at the writing of this article, the current United States involvement with the Syrian civil war remains a redefining moment for our nation.
We are demonstrating a total lack of experience and expertise in world affairs.
A nation which once led the world in the ability to put out the fires of turmoil in the world’s hot spots either diplomatically or forcefully, now appears to the world as nothing more than a "has been" and babbling idiot.
There have been so many foreign leadership failures by the current administration that any stand taken by the United States against a hostile nation is almost laughable.
In the current Syrian situation, our President has made at least three threats to Syria, only to back down further and further with almost no support from our allies.
In fact, not only has America come up empty with ally support, for the first time since the cold war Russia has actually implied the possible use of nuclear weapons against the United States.
The Syrian conflict is more than a typical Middle Eastern conflict; it has the potential to become an absolute nuclear holocaust.
If the current calm in this Syrian storm is not permanent, at least three points for any further involvement into the Syrian conflict should be considered: