Prodded by Netanyahu and the pro-Israel neo-cons in the U.S. government, and contrary to the opinion of most countries, the United States and its European allies have imposed brutal sanctions on Iran
The 12-year war has become largely forgotten in the United States and among its coalition allies despite continued casualties suffered by their forces on the ground.
With US and French support, Kenya and Ethiopia have carried out full-scale military invasions of Somalia. The US launches drone strikes and runs covert operations in the country. The attack in Nairobi is the result of 'doing something'.