An enemy of an enemy is the phrase that comes to mind.
My enemy is Al Qaeda, not Bashir Assad.
The entire ME is a tar baby. I’d be building as many nuclear plants as possible here in America. I’d kick open the floodgates of petroleum exploitation and completely deregulate the energy markets. Other than Israel, there are very few good guys.
Until that culture changes, things will continue to deteriorate. Have you seen this?:
That’s the psychology we’re up against and we thing government schooling has caused terrible indoctrination.