LOL: Turkey’s Erdogan Accuses U.S. of Supporting the Islamic State

Turkey has just accused the United States of supporting terrorist groups in Syria. I explain how they are wrong and why I find this claim not only absurd and laughable, but also disgustingly hypocritical.

The Great Pipeline War: Syrian Settlement Forthcoming

Underlying the Syrian Civil War has been a competition to build a billion-dollar pipeline through Syria to Europe. Russia has ensured that the Iranian pipeline will win out, thereby harming U.S. interests and empowering Russia’s influence not only in Syria, but more importantly, in Europe, which is overwhelmingly dependent on Russia for its energy needs.