The Assad regime needs an army. Right now, it has some ragtag, squalid fighters, backed by Iran and Hezbollah. To build his forces, Assad is resorting to counter-productive tactics of forcing Syrians to fight for his rule of terror. Call it the Assad army composition of forced conscription. Of late,
A Washington Post article by Liz Sly entitled “Assad loyalists are turning on Syria’s government as living standards deteriorate” details how Assad supporters feeling the pinch of their war. It was a war, after all, that Assad could have avoided. Had the criminal man behind it agreed to power sharing.
According to the global chemical weapons agency, inspectors have concluded that the Assad regime used “toxic chemical” containing chlorine in an attack last April in the Syrian town of Douma. At the time moderate Free Syrian Army held the town besieged by pro-government forces. This is OPCW confirming Assad dropped
Chemical Assad made an unannounced trip to Iran, where he met with the supremo leader and other top officials. According to state media, Assad discussed the planned U.S. troop withdrawal and Turkey’s buffer zone in northern Syria. That’s the official line. The non-official one goes along this tract: Chemical Assad
According to a senior administration official, President Donald Trump keeps half pregnant presence in Syria with 400 U.S. troops split between two different regions. It is a reversal that could pave the way for U.S. allies to keep their own troops in Syria. Trump had ordered the withdrawal of all
Head of the Syrian Bar Association said Tuesday that a U.S. court verdict that blamed the Syrian government for the killing of Marie Colvin, an American journalist, was “politically motivated” and aimed at stealing Syrian funds abroad. Suddenly, terrorist Assad regime speaks legalize. Nizar Skeif told AP that “in my