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archives archives 2018 Syria and the Left

Wretched of the Earth: solidarity letters between Syria and Gaza

“From Gaza’s border on the Friday of Breaking the Siege, greetings to the rebellious throats in Idlib who went out and shouted”

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“But what about Yemen?”

“It’s rather despicable to use some corpses to bury others. And quite daring to oppose the martyrdom of Yemeni children to the plight of Syria’s.”

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Notes on Syria and the Coming Global Thanatocracy

“Of course in the largely pacific global North and elsewhere many would look askance at the suggestion that Assad (and his allies) are responsible for the estimated half a million or more Syrian’s killed since 2011 as Assad certainly is.”

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archives 2018 Syria and the Left

Assad or the Naked Lion

“As the regime applies its scorched earth policy and starves the population to bring it to heel, it insists on showing that in the regions it controls, life follows its natural course.”

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Some activists have lost their moral compass with respect to Syria

Maher Arar writes: “The inconsistency of positions taken by these activists and their cult-like stubbornness make them look closer to religious zealots than to people who are seeking the truth.”