Syria Is In Russia’s Backyard … Not Ours

Americans are famously bad at global geography.

For example, I – born, raised and educated in the U.S. – had no idea that Russia is almost as big as the United States and China combined.

I also didn’t realize how close Russia is to Syria:

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Syria is literally in Russia’s backyard …

But it’s a long way from the U.S.

 

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