I have always been interested in international politics. When I read an article describing the recent events in Syria (http://www.aljazeera.com/news/middleeast/2013/08/201383022471103335.html), I felt obligated to critically analyse it from an ethical point of view. As of August 31th, an alleged chemical strike that killed hundreds of civilians in the city of Damascus, Syria, is still under investigation by UN officials. The US, stating these attacks were commanded by Syria’s current... [+] Read more
Newspapers, TV News, blogs, Facebook, Twitter are all talking about these tragic incidents in Syria. Some are posting videos, other articles about the horrible and undeniable fact that the population have been intoxicated by chemical gases. But, first of all, are we really sure that it was an attack? And if yes, than, why?
The United States clearly mention that people in Syria have been attack and they were almost sure that it was an attack coming from the president Assad against the rebels. Since the investigation of the UN in Damascus is not done yet, they can’t be at 100% sure. The... [+] Read more