Ah yes. The beginnings of a terrible war is upon us; perhaps a global conflict.
Ya see what's unfolding in the Middle East kiddies? Nothing new since the creation of Israel frankly, but this time the stakes are higher and the danger is truly frightening. There are nuclear weapons here, not just by Israel, but most likely now owned by Iran itself, which is oh so close to going to war with their mortal enemy.
All of the present leaders in that region (including the current Israeli prime minister) want to use the war option it seems. The relatively peaceful 1990's are but a memory, as the Israeli attacks on Hezbollah and Hamas strongholds continues and their subsequent retaliation only gets worse.
Have the Jews been terrorized and picked on by their terrorist neighbors for decades? Yes. But in turn, have the Jews not committed their own set of atrocities too? Indeed. I cannot dismiss either side and their guilt. Both sides are to blame, but at this point who cares anymore. The current crisis went overboard when the Israelis went for the kill over one of their kidnapped soldiers, which seems drastic to me, but it's too late.
The terrorists in that region are loving this. The leader of Iran is biding his time and anxiously awaiting to commit a real stupid move as in perhaps using a nuclear weapon. Israel has that option as well, so the potential for all of this to only get worse is there.
If you're in America thinking this crap is not going to affect us, kid yourself no longer. This is serious, grave, and extremely dangerous for that region, the United States, and the world. This is how world wars are unleashed.
And of course, the price of gas will only go up.