This necessary state exists to protect the interests of that which is vital to its well-being.
The political-economic system (state) is on its deathbed dying of septicemia once its incompetence and debt incapacitate its ability to function and heal itself as necessary. In other words, when a state can no longer maintain its disequilibria, it’s dead.
Can the United States heal itself? What would the cure look like? How do we extricate Baby Liberty from its polluted bathwater?
Attacking Syria has nothing to do with it.