US Attack in Syria Are More Cross-Border Attacks on the Way?

The US commando attack on al-Qaida operatives in Syria has raised some uncomfortable questions. How broadly can self defense be interpreted? And will the US conduct more operations like this in the immediate future?
Villagers in Syria praying at a mass funeral for the victims of the American cross-border raid at the end of October.

Villagers in Syria praying at a mass funeral for the victims of the American cross-border raid at the end of October.

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