In spite of stumbling into a resolution which should prevent an immediate war with Syria-the Mid-east satellite of a nation with over three thousand nuclear warheads and numerous land and sea-based delivery systems-this administration continues to persist in its ahistorical, staggeringly reckless foreign policy. After supporting the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt, Tunisia, Libya and elsewhere throughout the Middle East and North Africa, this White House seems intent on arming-both philosophically and militarily-the loose confederation of Sunni jihadists who-along with Bashar Assad and his patrons-have turned Syria into a charnel house.
In order to illustrate what havoc our government’s encouragement of bad actors like Wahabbist theocracies like Qatar and Saudi Arabia-not to say nothing of Turkey’s latest sultan-we’re going to share video footage that is beyond disturbing. We should preface this with a strong warning that the video you’re about to watch is gruesome, but an example, nevertheless, of why we need to stop interfering in conflicts where there is no exigent United States foreign policy or national security interest.
With that said, here is the latest abomination to occur within Syria.