a major shift in the civil war is expected to come from the policy newly elected US President Trump chooses to follow. Who has been making policy statements that belie his actions in the region. On coming to power, Mr. Trump announced removing Assad was not Washington's priority which may have lulled Assad into a state of some calmness resulting in chemical attack on civilians in the province of Idlib on 04-04-2017.
While western nations are intellectually alive and vibrant they have become habitual in over-priding themselves on their so called values of Freedom and Tolerance and criticising Muslims for their intolerance. In actuality these are the values missing from both Muslim and Western societies