Dmitry Orlov: America's Fading Global Influence

In light of the recent decision by the United States military to launch over one hundred missiles into Syria at various targets (supposedly in response to an alleged chemical attack on the Syrian people by the Assad regime), what is the United States current role in the Middle East region, and in Syria in particular? As Dmitry Orlov describes in this segment, America's dominant role in the region is fading, having been effectively nudged out of the diplomatic processes currently underway in Syria. What role does Russia, Iran, and Turkey play in this broader geopolitical trend? Dmitry goes over the details in this segment.

This is an excerpt of episode #113 of Last Born In The Wilderness "America Faded: Syria, Russia, & The Decline Of The American Empire." Listen to the full episode: