Raúl Ilargi Meijer’s hypothesis is that Donald Trump bombed Syria to demonstrate to Chinese President Xi Jinping what happens to the vassals (North Korea) of big powers (China) when the vassals step out of line. From Meijer at theautomaticearth.com:
I don’t know anything more than anyone else does, outside of the decision makers’ circle, about the reasoning behind the Tomahawk missile attack on a Syrian airport. Have the US neocon warmongers won over Trump and the White House, as I see suggested? Have the Goldmanites? Is that the same group of people? If Trump has conceded to the warmongers, will Putin be next in line? Should Russia have pushed through when it had the upper hand in Syria, and ‘finished’ the job?
All these things, and many more, are possible. What’s certain is that Trump’s popularity will surge in America. Nothing unites like a Tomahawk, it seems. Plus ça change……
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