A picture taken on July 31, 2013 shows a devastated street in the Khalidiyah district of Syria’s central city of Homs. The Syrian government announced the capture of Khalidiyah, a key rebel district in Homs, Syria’s third city and a symbol of the revolt against President Bashar al-Assad. (AFP Photo / Joseph Eid)
As the world holds its breath, wondering when the US and its allies will attack Syria, Western governments and its well-oiled mainstream media seem to be ignoring a key player that has kept strangely quiet during this crisis: Israel.
Today, US power rests heavily on its terrifying military, its industrial-financial complex, and its global media clout. But that power is fast eroding because, in the age of the Internet, power is increasingly much more about prestige, credibility and trust, an area where the US is falling to pieces.
US interventionism has become…
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