Newspaper of the troubles.

The Syrian Troubles is a political situation in the Middle East.


Syria and an unknown amount other Middle Eastern country faced troubling times and attempted to settle it. However for unknown reasons peace talks are unsuccessful. Due to this Syrian diplomats leave the negotiations in Damascus unable to find a solution. The U.S. Secretary of State offered to intervene but was unsuccessful, it is unknown how the situation ends. When attempting to find a newspaper blooper to win the oops patrol shirt Homer sees the headline.

Full newspaper circled in red

People involved

  • Syrian diplomats
  • U.S. Secretary of State (at the time the episode aired Colin Powell)
  • Unnamed diplomats from elsewhere in the Middle East.

Countries involved