Syria has killed many more civilians with explosives than with gas, if indeed Syria did it (Editorial, May 10).

For many decades, the United States and affected families have had to deal with the troops who were cripples in the Afghan and Iraq wars. What did the United States accomplish in these countries?

Some of the uprisings in the Middle East are in reaction to the U.S. support of abusive governments for many years. Also, many of the Middle Eastern countries hate each other because of religious differences. Some of this has been going on for centuries.

Many new middle eastern governments are abusing minor religious groups. Do you think the U.S. can do anything about this?