This could be preparing to prevent sucessful sneak attacks on Saudi oil supply infrastructure, with the result tending to stabilize the market price of crude oil worldwide.
That would be a good result for the world economy.
Yes. Most political news hounds are not educated much about what’s really going on in Syria. Our soldiers have been teaching them more than anything else, with other servicemen providing other support from greater distances.
U.S. servicemen killed in the Syrian Civil War: 8 (6 combat related)
British servicemen killed: 1
French servicemen killed: 1
Syrian rebel groups received political, logistic and military support from the United States, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Britain, France, Israel and the Netherlands.