Where liberty is concerned, America has a moral directive to help emerging nations and movements to achieve it.
That’s who we are.
It’s what we are.
But an internal struggle for power, where no liberty is in the offing regardless of which side is ultimately seated?
That is none of our damned business.
Syria, as it has been, under Assad, is a threat to our allies in the region.
Syria as it would be, under Islamic radicalism at the hands of those who would replace Assad…al Qaeda…The Muslim Brotherhood…Ansar al-Sharia…would STILL be a threat to our allies in the region.
While we can and should offer humanitarian assistance to those displaced by the civil war in Syria, where we can and to the extent that we can…Getting involved in the fight, via arms shipments to the “rebels,” is a foolish thing indeed.
There is no moral high ground there.
Arming the “rebels” who are al Qaeda and other terrorist organizations, with who we are currently at war in other theaters, is treason and…