The Middle East is very loudly falling apart again but this time with Syria in the mix in addition to Israel and Palestine. Europe's economy is crumbling hourly and about to take the rest of the world with it.
Russia is ruled by an ex-KGB master and slipping back in to the worst the USSR ever delivered (Can someone tell me when the cold war actually ended, I didn't hear the whistle) and China has just elected one of the most regressive group of ageing leaders ever seen who will protect the status quo for their Princelings.
Japan is ready for it's 6th Leader in 2 years and about to enter their 3rd recession in less than 6 years, India is stagnating and can't feed half her population.
And people are worried about David Petraeus's sex life?