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The US government played a role in the collapse of Syria.  It continually placed sanctions on this little country, including the 2003 Syrian Accountability act.

By 2013 the CIA was apparently passing medium weaponry through Saudi Arabia to fundamentalist militias, the ideology of which cannot easily be distinguished from the Taliban.  They hate Shiites and Druze (altogether 15% of the population, maybe more).  They want to subject Christians (5%) of the population and make them second class citizens.  They’ve engaged in brutal child-killing and sometimes even beheadings.  One of the fundamentalist leaders, who benefits indirectly from US aid to his colleagues still has not renounced his pledge of allegiance to 9/11 mastermind Ayman al-Zawahiri.  To be fair, the US seems to want to pressure Bashar al-Assad to step down as president rather than to install neo-Taliban in Damascus.  But the path they’ve taken could end up with…

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