Were the US cruise-missile strikes in Syria legal?

By Clive Williams
Updated April 24 2018 - 9:34pm, first published April 14 2017 - 12:20pm

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's claims about the Syrian regime's use of chemical weapons last week may well be substantiated by classified sources. But we should bear in mind the equally certain statements one of his predecessors, Colin Powell, made to the United Nations in 2003 about the existence of weapons of mass destruction in Iraq.

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