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Everyone has been focused on Europe and the inability of the various countries to agree on much of anything. However, you have been looking at the wrong crisis. Although Europe is a major crisis, and there is still some question about whether the Euro can survive in its current form, the real place to watch and worry has been the mid east all along. Syria is in the last those of collapse into chaos. Israel is on the verge of attacking Iran. The US and Israel have stated they are ready to send in special forces to get control of the chemical weapons. Egypt is in a political and economic mess. Iraq continues to suffer from sectarian tensions about to boil over. With the US gone Iran will surely be directly involved. The Saudis and their allies are intent to get rid of Iran. And through it all the US is nowhere to be found other than to keep saying now let’s all sit and talk and make nice, while Putin continues to say nyet. That vacuum of American leadership is now about to play out into what is very likely an all out war between Iran, Israel and very quickly the US.

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