Leader after leader caught in political scandal. President convicted as a rapist. A military that sanctions targeted killings, a governemtn that traffics in fraudulent passports to carry out their illegal, covert operations, a government that carefully calculates their moments to publically humilitate leaders from other countries. And ten this ilk, truly on the bottom of the barrel. You are right on the rotteness is raching up from bottom and top, soon to meet in the center.
Protests in southern Syrian city after Druze cleric's death (AP)
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