Russian troops are now in parts of Ukraine. Call it an invasion, call it an intervention, the fact is the Russian Army is in control of certain key areas inside Ukraine. This is a bad situation, even if you are on the other side of the world.
While Americans are distracted by gay athletes coming out of the closet and ice skating scoring controversies at the Olympics, people in Syria have other things on their minds. This is a picture from Damascus the other day when thousands turned out to get food packages handed out by the UN.
This is not a movie set, this image has not been Photoshopped, this is reality for countless people in Syria.