posted on Sep, 2 2013 @ 03:53 PM
reply to post by stephenca
Up to 2009 he was considered one of Americas allies when it came to following the big interest of oil profiteers in the US.
When he step back and show that he was not easily manipulated, that is when he became and enemy and the funding for the civil unrest in Syria to the
rebels at the time started, sadly many terrorist groups joined the give away of US tax payers money and things go out of hand.
All those countries that US had financial interest in before they were "destabilized' were considered "friends".