Oil falls as Kerry indicates US action in Syria will be minimal
These comments from Secretary of State John Kerry clearly spells out that any Syrian action will be minimal:
- Anything US may do will not resemble Iraq, Afghanistan or even Libya
- Any action will not be open ended, US will not assume responsibility for Syria civil war
The risks are a) that he’s lying, or b) that Syria will retaliate. Those are low percentage probabilities. Retaliation from Syria would be suicide.