The math of life deals more with cold logic than with complex calculations
Further to Hammam’s excellent argument below, I would like to point another problem with the math issue that gets often raised these days.
It goes beyond a doubt that when an America administration makes a mistake in calculations, whatever the reasons for that may be, more people get hurt around the world than when a regime like the Assads does. But looking at things from this perspective ignores an important fact, namely that American administrations are, in the final analysis, accountable to their people, while the same cannot be said of the Assads. Continue reading