What you need to know is that America is desperate. She is fighting for her life. This means that she knows that her position is tenuous at best, and at worst it is close to total collapse.
They are not blind to the reality of the fall of the republic. What’s at stake in Syria is not only oil pipelines, but also geopolitical primacy in the MENA(Middle East/ North Africa) area. The former colonial powers are all fighting like hell to push Russia out as to maintain their colonial foothold because they know that the loss of of their colonies means the loss of their financial might.
The loss of their financial might in turn means the end of power projection globally. It means the end of living luxuriously off the free resources, labor, and lives of the people of these colonies who bare the brunt of the policies and actions of their colonial masters.Click here for reuse options!