The U.S. government has been making increasingly overt hints toward war with Syria and/or Iran in the near future. Now, CNN reports that the two countries are getting friendlier with each other, which means attacking either could translate to attacking both:
Tensions spiked in the Middle East on Tuesday as Iran extolled its “axis of resistance” with Syria, and the United States warned of proxy and terror activity.
Saeed Jalili, a top Iranian official meeting with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, was cited by Syrian state media as saying he will not permit “enemies” to break what he called the “axis of resistance of which Syria is an essential part.”
Nations such as the United States, France, Britain and Turkey, as well as Arab League countries such as Qatar and Saudi Arabia, have supported Syrian rebels and the opposition.
P.S. Paranoid me totally sees connections to how the alliances of WWI helped lead to war, making what had been essentially a regional fight into a far larger conflict.