Sad but true – and this video shows why. Oh, and Marion, I’m thinking of you!

Syria's war: A 5-minute history

To understand the bloody, convoluted war happening inside and outside of Syria's borders, you need to watch this:

Posted by Ezra Klein on Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Also, worth a reminder-read: Now the truth emerges: how the US fuelled the rise of Isis in Syria and Iraq