Dutchy wrote:ISIS is a direct result of a failing Iraqi policy. The Arab spring not so much, unless I am missing something. So show us how the Arab spring, started in Tunisia is the direct result of the Iraq invasion in 2003.
Sure.Arab Spring is a set of incidents started seemingly randomly, but then supported by the West via a network of "democratic NGOs" and "opposition". Then - marketed as "a minority just wanted a touch more rights" - a statement you believed.
From there on once best West's friend Bashar Assad (who got his education, spent significant chunk of his life and was accepted in all Western capitals, married to a British citizen, and is with his country all the way since 2013) had to seek help from "dictator regimes" of Iran and Russia. Unlike Yanukovich, who dumped his country into the hands of "democratic" opposition - Assad and his family remained with their people. They were seeking help and got it from Putin. Their kids were going to school listening to artillery explosions, just as most other Syrian kids did, thanks to West-supported "democratic opposition". Hence - West now needs to ask itself how one of the West's apprentice now seeks help from Russia.