A Syrian woman carries a mattress at a temporary refugee camp in the village of Ain Issa, which houses people who fled Islamic State’s Syrian stronghold in Raqa. Syria lies in ruins. The total death toll lies somewhere between 320,000 and 470,000. More than 10 million people have been driven from their homes; half of them have fled abroad. Photo: AFP

Donald Trump was right to strike the Syrian regime. Now what?

Niall Ferguson says the US president made the correct call to respond to Assad’s chemical attack, showing up Obama’s failure in 2013, and hopes the bombing is part of a coherent strategy on the Middle East

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A Syrian woman carries a mattress at a temporary refugee camp in the village of Ain Issa, which houses people who fled Islamic State’s Syrian stronghold in Raqa. Syria lies in ruins. The total death toll lies somewhere between 320,000 and 470,000. More than 10 million people have been driven from their homes; half of them have fled abroad. Photo: AFP
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