VIDEO: The History of Syria – BBC
Maybe our leaders here should watch this basic documentary to see the mess they are forcing the US into, a centuries old civil war among to sects that can’t seem to live peacefully next to each other for very long. The only way to deal with this is diplomatically, and sending “a shot across the bow” according to our President, is not diplomacy.
“If we are saying in a clear and decisive but very limited way, we send a shot across the bow saying, ‘Stop doing this,’ this can have a positive impact on our national security over the long term,” he told “PBS Newshour” in a televised interview.
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