I can't believe what is happening. It's not like we don't have interests in that part of the world. It's not like many of our countrymen and women aren't from that part of the world. It's not like we haven't already invested our blood and money in that part of the world.
Someone knows the answer to this puzzle, but my heart breaks for those who must live under tyranny for our lack of action.
Tell me that all will be well. Tell me that evil has had its day, that we have reached the red line and protect it from being infringed upon.
"If this falls, the 700, plus perhaps the 12,000 people, apart from the fighters, will be most likely massacred," de Mistura said. The United Nations believes 700 mainly elderly civilians are trapped in the town itself and 12,000 have left the center but not made it across the border into Turkey." (REUTERS)