Nearly 16 years since the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the United States
is inexplicably finding itself in bed with al-Qaeda, its alleged sworn
enemy. The group’s efforts to terrorize the population of Syria have been rewarded with U.S. arms, training and other military aid.
Members of al-Nusra Front gesture as they drive in a convoy touring
villages in the southern countryside of Syria’s Idlib province, Decembe,
2014. (Photo: Khalil Ashawi/Reuters)