Regions / Middle East & North Africa
Silence on the part of veterans is often a symptom of "moral injury."
The United States, NATO, and Israel have long sought the destabilization of Syria.
The United States and the IAEA are grasping at straws to prove Iran is developing nuclear weapons.
Iran can no longer count on its partners in the developing world in its standoff with the West.
As with his 9/11 trial, his testimony is tainted by torture.
To paraphrase Leon Trotsky, "You may not be interested in the Occupation, but the Occupation is interested you."
Turkey and Iran don't see eye to eye on Syria. But their mutual interests in other arenas temper their disagreements.
It's hard to imagine a more frustrating situation than the Syrian conflict.
Like Soviet Russia, Syria also has chemical weapons and suspected biological weapons programs.
The U.S. is trying to pressure Russia to put pressure on Syrian President Assad.