As pressure mounts over possible military intervention in Syria by Western forces, it is important to contextualize this conflict geographically, politically and historically within the tensions that have been building up in this region, and the possibilities this holds for a broader war.
We bring to our viewers this important Global Research TV Backgrounder, originally released in December 2011.
The world’s attention is increasingly focused on Syria and Iran as the region continues to move toward military confrontation.
Less noticed, however, is that the pieces are being put into place for a truly global conflict, with military buildup taking place in every region and threatening to draw in all of the world’s major powers.
Find out more in this GRTV Backgrounder on Global Research TV.
James Corbett is Global Research TV’s Film Director and Producer based in Okayama, Japan. He started The Corbett Report (www.corbettreport.com) website in 2007 as an outlet for independent critical analysis of politics, society, history, and economics. It operates on the principle of open source intelligence and provides podcasts, interviews, articles and videos about breaking news and important issues from 9/11 Truth and false flag terror to the Big Brother police state, eugenics, geopolitics, the central banking fraud and more.