“Syrian society has been without a sense of historical purpose or a ‘project’ that could unite the people and align their expectations […] Today, not only is the project devoid of any national or humane aspects: it is a killing machine.”
Regime tactics are designed to overwhelm pro-democracy and secular opposition groups, forcing them into defensive mode, while empowering, directly and indirectly, more conservative and authoritarian groups.
What we should focus on.
Anti-war activists should be calling on all foreign forces to leave and holding the perpetrators of war crimes to account.
Whenever I hear ‘leftists’ engage in whitewashing or conspiracy theories, I think of that father cradling his dead daughter.
This story has not ended.
The Syrian Revolution is facing the gravest dangers in the nearly six years of its existence. Putin and Assad have unleashed industrial carnage on Aleppo on a scale unseen since the last inter-imperialist world war. Obama has locked-in the U.S.’s role as a partner in this genocidal onslaught by stepping up strikes against JFS (the […]