THE EDITOR, Sir:
Ian Boyne was correct in his article, 'Syria and the limits of power' (Sunday Gleaner, September 15, 2013).
If we abandon international norms and law, we are left with the law of the jungle.
The difficulty, as the mother of an American friend of mine said, is that America is picking up where the British empire left off. The United States is a modern-day imperial power projecting its power into other countries.
Wesley Clarke sums it up: