Everyone who has at least some knowledge about the United Kingdom or the United States has heard the expression fair play. It reflects the Anglo-Saxon fundamental approach to doing business, no matter if it is a minor everyday life matter or an issue of great importance. The meaning is that whatever they do, including international affairs, corresponds to the notion.
The provocational use of chemical weapons on August 21 in a suburb of Damascus was the latest and, apparently, the most important step in bringing foreign aggression against Syria closer. Without waiting for the results of the investigation to be conducted by group of international experts, the West has begun preparing world public opinion for a new war.