By your reasoning, we should give Taiwan back to China, South Korea back to Kim Il Jong, and tell the Europeans that the time for NATO is over, and don't bother to call us if Russia ever decides to move west again. Likewise, we should end our blockade of Cuba, because that is what the 'rest of the world' thinks. of course this is the same world that sat back around so many other killing fields, why not one more.
Syrian troops sieze village above rebel-held parts of Aleppo (Reuters)
from the article: Rethinking Jewish American deterrence