Mrs. Clinton doesn't seem to grasp of what is actually going on in the world and the areas around Israel. Both Syria and Iran are part of the solid Ankara-Moscow-Beijing triangle. Hostile American policies against Moscow and Beijing result in a backlash against U.S. interests in the Middle-East. Assad is laughing about hollow American threats as he's backed by the rising power of the aforementioned triangle.
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