--and so will the 3 billion USD annually which we get from the US. Our lobby in the US will guarantee this forever. Sadly, this plays right into the senario where we will grow stronger than ever with more soldiers under arms and a trendous "itch" to use them. There is nothing to prevent this, similar to there being nothing to prevent WW II based on the national "urge" to expand and the acquiessance of the rest of the world to what we are doing. I see 1939 beginning all over again.
U.S. to defend Syrian rebels with airpower, including from Assad (Reuters)
from the article: Jerusalem council drops construction, apparently due to U.S. crisis