Admiral William McRaven, who’s the author of Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life… And Maybe The World, explains why the Trump administration’s decision to attack a base controlled by the Syrian government was the right decision. Following is a transcript of the video.
I think in the case of our reaction to Syria this time it was the exact right thing to do. It was appropriate. It was, as we say, proportional, recognizing that the heinous act conducted by the Syrians in dropping the sarin — that is, I’m not sure I would say it’s always proportional. That was a terrible act, but our response was again, appropriate and proportional and the right thing to do.