A protest against the US missile strike against Syria during a rally in New York on Friday, April 7, 2017. (AP/Andres Kudacki)

Manufacturing Consent For War In Syria: Trump’s Strategy Of Unpredictability

Trump once promised that his trusted tactic of unpredictability, the cornerstone of his much-touted negotiation strategy, would be used to target foreign governments like China to carve out better deals for the American people. Now, Trump is using that same tactic against the American people in order to facilitate his expansion of U.S. involvement in the Syrian conflict.