Middle Easterners have an attitude problem

Consider this photo from Reuters:

Caption: “Lebanese and Syrian civilians took part in a candlelight vigil in front of the offices of the UN in Beirut on Wednesday, after Syrian opposition leaders said the government used chemical weapons against civilians, killing more than 1,100. Syrian authorities denied the claim”

“Dear Free World: Enjoy watching us burn.” Well excuse me! We go into Afghanistan and Iraq and get vilified. We are routinely accused of being colonizers and “orientalists”. Now is is our fault that Syria is having a civil war? And we owe you help? What about your Arab compatriots?

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