After doing a little bit of research on the attacks in Syria, it is becoming more clear to me as to how complicated this issue is at face value. Back in 2013, President Obama made a deal to take all of the chemical weapons away from the Syrian government to prevent exactly what just happened last week. Considering the great disregard they showed towards that agreement, it seems as if President Trump is almost actually in agreement with what Obama's 2013 agenda looked like. Alhough the Russians have expressed their interest in maintaining peace without force, it seems as though Trump's retaliation tactics will put our relationships with the Russians on trial.
New York Times: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/09/us/politics/obama-syria-chemical-weapons.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=first-column-region®ion=top-news&WT.nav=top-news