|Ahmadinejad, Assad, and Nasrallah (leader of Hezbollah)|
It appears that the conflict in Syria is devolving into a sectarian conflict with serious ramifications for the region. Aside from this issue, another issue of concern is the international communities lack of action concerning the disturbing relationship between Assad and Hezbollah. What if the Saudi monarchy allied with Al-Qaeda to quell an uprising? It is unlikely that the United Nations and the international community would idly sit by and watch it unfold, even with the backing of some of the permanent members UN's Security Council.
It makes one wonder who Assad is talking about when he says he is fighting terrorists?
Here are some additional links about the relationship between Assad and an interesting video about the Hezbollah fighters in Syria.