America has lost significant sway in the Middle East, and American influence will continue to erode with Russia and China taking their turns at center stage.

In the wake of two Gulf wars, several failed puppet regimes (including the 1979 Iranian Revolution), add the Arab Spring into the mix, and you get an America finding itself without a chair when Bashar Moussa stops singing.


The SOFREP editors and I follow the mainstream media as closely as they’re following us these days. I’ve personally come to follow Al Jazeera, as it has the unique advantage of understanding the Middle East and Muslim culture in a way western media cannot.  I’ve been tracking their stuff for some time now, the following article and video are very insightful, and I wanted to share it with you guys.