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Retired Colonel Rasmussen: ‘This Could Escalate Really Bad’

Sputnik spoke to retired U.S. Army Lt. Col. Earl Rasmussen about the implications of the latest U.S. strikes in Syria, Iraq and Yemen, who said. Rasmussen, who is a Vice President for the Eurasia Center, issued a sharp warning:

“Depending on how long they’re going to do the strikes, how often, and how many facilities they’re going to bomb—it could escalate. The world is not what it was in 1991 and 2001. It’s different now. These militia groups are more coordinated, they’re better armed, they’re better trained. Iran is not the country it used to be. They’ve got hypersonic missiles…. They’re trying to develop trade and economic growth in this region.

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