I follow orders. If that makes me a lap dog then so be it. If they want me to kill Syrian loyalists...I'll kill Syrian loyalists. If they want me to kill Syrian rebels....I will kill Syrian rebels.
And those loyalists and rebels still do not pose a threat to us.
It's amazing what people will say to rationalize and justify a tyrannical state continuing to overstep its bounds and imposing itself on another entity's sovereignty when we have no right or moral justification to do so.
This is why those terrorists hate us so much. They hate us because we fight wars driven by incentive of profit and ruin their lands and will not leave their countries. We are only breeding more terrorists the longer we stay in the Mideast. And the sad thing is, the state knows this for a fact but it doesn't care.