There were, of course, many, many reasons for the fall of the Roman Empire. Often times, it’s difficult to determine a cause from a symptom, such as it is when considering the mercenaries Rome hired.
Many of the mercenaries Rome hired had a natural antagonism towards Rome to begin with. But, Rome would hire them, thus, enriching and strengthening the mercenaries which had a natural antagonism towards Rome. With the better view of hindsight, we can now see and understand how Rome’s actions were of supreme idiocy, and this alone was a huge contributor, if not the primary cause, of the fall of Rome.
Fortunately, history doesn’t repeat itself …….. Oh, wait!!!!!!!
When researchers such as myself have reported that the United States is funding al-Qaeda, Nusra, ISIS and other related terror organizations in Syria, we were not…
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