But for the first time in all the millennia, it has to confront large-scale terror. Like a plague that came from the Middle Ages under black banners, it is spreading all over the Middle East. And every hotbed of this epidemic can spark a spark that will cause a world fire.
Syria. She has a special role in stories humanity and in the history of Christianity. Here appeared one of the oldest alphabets. Here is one of the oldest existing capitals today - Damascus. This country is the keeper of world cultural heritage. Today the fate of many nations is being decided here again.