Yesterday marked a milestone in Syria. The Syrian Civil War enters 8th anniversary; we might as well claim it is coming up on 30th for all the signs indicate this regional war will continue until Assad and Iran leave the country. The longer Assad stays, the longer the suffering will
Assad forces and allied militias have raped and sexually assaulted women, girls and men in a campaign to punish opposition communities – acts that constitute war crimes and crimes against humanity, U.N. investigators said on Thursday. The UN Report claims that Assad Forces raped thousands of women, men, and children.
Max Boot has written a really nasty article in the Washington Post entitled: “To Save Syrians, Let Assad Win“. It would be no different than to write, in 1942, an article entitled: To Save the Jews, Let Hitler Win, or, in today’s contemporary environment, write: To Save the Israelis, Let
For those still in doubt, ISIS, as an organization was founded by two people. President Obama refusing to remove Assad from power at a time when the Syrian Revolution was organic and non-radicalized. And Assad, seeing an opportunity in facilitating ISIS creation in order to submit the west to a
In the minutiae of foreign policy, often one can interpret circumstantial evidence to demonstrate deliberate secret agreements between two parties it was best never to make public. In the case of Syria, refugees no longer swarming the EU borders is that minutiae. The Europe secret agreement with the Assad Regime
Middle East conventional wisdom, in general, unites people based on their religious denominations. In the West, we tend to view the matter in terms of Muslims vs. Christians, Shias vs. Sunnis, Muslims vs. Jews, Etc… What unites fighting actors in Syria is a far more sinister factor: It’s pure ideology.