Omran Dagnees, a five year from Aleppo, Syria (getty images)
Like many others, my heart was moved to tears over the picture of Omran Dagnees, a five year old little boy looking battled, bruised and in a state of shock as a result of the war torn country, Syria. It is way past time to end this madness.
The cliff notes review is that the U.S CIA has been involved with arming the Syrian rebels to assist them in their goal to overthrow Syria’s President Bashar Al-Assad since 2013. In 2012, the U.S. Pentagon did establish a program to train rebels to combat Islamic State fighters, rather than the Syrian military, but this plan was an abysmal failure. After this fubar, the CIA has been arming and training the rebels in Jordan with most of the funding coming from Saudi Arabia (a Sunni nation) and Qatar. Before U.S. involvement, Saudi Arabia had been assisting the Syrian rebels within months after the…
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