Does the U.S. Government Really Care about Syrian Civilians?

Syrian and Iraqi refugees arriving in Greece (Wikimedia Commons)

Last night, president Trump approved the bombing of targets inside Syria “in retaliation for the regime of Bashar Assad using nerve agents to attack his own people.” This chemical attack was an unspeakable atrocity, resulting in at least 72 civilian deaths. Who can argue with the U.S. military’s response?