I saw this hilariously, erm, simplified? version of the Syrian conflict on Facebook and couldn’t stop chuckling.
President Assad (who is bad) is a nasty guy who got so nasty his people rebelled and the rebels (who are good) started winning.
But then some of the rebels turned a bit nasty and are now called Islamic State (who are definitely bad) and some continued to support democracy (who are still good).
So the Americans (who are good) started bombing Islamic State (who are bad) and giving arms to the Syrian Rebels (who are good) so they could fight Assad (who is still bad) which was good.
And it just keeps going, getting more and more confusing as it goes. It really shows how friggin difficult global politics becomes.
Oh, by the way, if you want to help the Syrian refugees, who are good, here’s a place to start, at least in this region.