Worldwide Militarization: Syria, Iran and the Globalization of War

As pressure mounts over possible military intervention in Syria by Western forces, it is important to contextualize this conflict geographically, politically and historically within the tensions that have been building up in this region, and the possibilities this holds for a broader war. We bring to our viewers this important Global Research TV Backgrounder, originally released in December 2011.

The world’s attention is increasingly focused on Syria and Iran as the region continues to move toward military confrontation.

Less noticed, however, is that the pieces are being put into place for a truly global conflict, with military buildup taking place in every region and threatening to draw in all of the world’s major powers.

Find out more in this GRTV Backgrounder on Global Research TV.

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