Syrian enemies may discuss prisoner swaps despite talks acrimony

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Eric.Klein wrote:

Start with stopping the barrel bombs against civilian locations.

Jan 22, 2014 5:39am EST  --  Report as abuse
kebabsoup wrote:

In Montreux? Smoke on the water?

Jan 22, 2014 7:03am EST  --  Report as abuse
JackHerer wrote:

Assad also needs to stop helping the extremists if we are to see an end to the terrible suffering of the Syrian people.

Claiming he the one fighting terrorism doesn’t hold any water, when Assad has deliberately released the worst extremists from prison to terrorize the Syrian population, but keeps the moderates in prison – even aid workers – to murder in their thousands.

His claim to be fighting terrorism is also BS, when his regime buys oil from the extremists in the east of Syria; knowing it will strengthen them, and weaken the moderates.

How can Assad be the one fighting terrorism when the Syrian intelligence services are so heavily involved with ISIS, and have been for years – the worst terrorists in Syria and beyond?

Assad himself has cultured terrorism, because it is the thing which everyone from Putin, to the army of gullible online apologists, use as their justification of Assad’s shocking brutality.

The moderates in Syria are now actively fighting the ISIS terrorists, as well as Assad’s brutal regime.

What a sick world we live in therefore, which allows monsters like Assad to rain terror – from his own forces to his proxy terrorist friends – on an innocent population.

How blind and gullible is the world to believe Assad’s and Putin’s BS for so long, when the result is the worst human catastrophe since WWII, with the whole region becoming engulfed, and no end in sight?

Cruel dictators don’t tell the truth. It’s ridiculous to think they would.

Jan 22, 2014 7:33am EST  --  Report as abuse
JackHerer wrote:

If Russia genuinely want to end the bloodshed, as they claim, then why have they increased their arms supply’s to Assad, when he is the one causing by far the most destruction on the poor Syrian people?

Are Russia genuinely so stupid? Or are they just corrupt and rotten to the core?

The latter is sadly, but obviously, the most likely reason for Russia’s continued propping up of one of history’s monsters.

Shame on Russia. They unequivocally have the blood of Syria’s children on their dirty, corrupt hands.

Jan 22, 2014 7:39am EST  --  Report as abuse
f00 wrote:

Hasbara much, Jack?

Jan 22, 2014 8:14am EST  --  Report as abuse
mcanterel wrote:

@JackHerer, what a finely polished piece of “insight”! Hahahaha, why is it that one gets the feeling it is scripted in a thinktank office in Doha? So if we follow “your” thoughts, the Nusra Front fighting ISIS are the moderates?
I give you a hint, if you want to influence people with Qatari or Israeli propaganda, make your “insight” one-liners, AVAAZ-style. They will repeat your message like sheep.
Long live Syria for all its people, of all ethnic origins and religious belief! That obviously is not the motto of the Nusra Front or any of the Saudi financed “rebel” factions.

Jan 22, 2014 8:49am EST  --  Report as abuse
KyleDexter wrote:

I hope President Assad kills all of the terrorists in a very brutal fashion. Shame on the Western world for supporting terrorism!!! All in the name of the apartheid state of Isreal!

Jan 22, 2014 9:08am EST  --  Report as abuse
Neurochuck wrote:

I’m half expecting some Islamist suicide squad to come bursting Mumbai style into the “peace conference” and kill everyone there.
Big Al likes dead believers.

Jan 22, 2014 9:25am EST  --  Report as abuse
NoMuslims wrote:

Wrap a giant fence around the perimeter of Syria and let ALL Muslims kill ALL Muslims…..problem solved! The planet would be a much, MUCH better place WITHOUT Muslims….Nostradamus was a prophet, you don’t see his “fans” blowing s*** up all around the world? These people are dysfunctional “FREAKS” that believe in some pig named Mohammad that makes predictions! Wow, REALLY?

Jan 22, 2014 9:26am EST  --  Report as abuse
njglea wrote:

Mass murderer Assad and his regime should be brought up on charges at the Hague international war crimes court right now. Why wait years? He is killing Syrian citizens today and it must stop. Russia and Iran have blood on their hands for attempting to shield the Assad regime for their own monetary interests.

Jan 22, 2014 9:30am EST  --  Report as abuse
njglea wrote:

Mass murderer Assad and his regime should be brought up on charges at the Hague international war crimes court right now. Why wait years? He is killing Syrian citizens today and it must stop. Russia and Iran have blood on their hands for attempting to shield the Assad regime for their own monetary interests.

Jan 22, 2014 9:30am EST  --  Report as abuse
Mustosheer wrote:

Here we go again; The guys with suits and ties want to make decisions for the guys who don’t even believe in ties and suits. How can Syrian people believe in guys who had some type alcoholic drinks the night before? Listen guys, if you want to help them first try respecting their believes.

Jan 22, 2014 10:11am EST  --  Report as abuse
FriendlyTxn wrote:

A large number of USA citizens do not support Barack Obama’s administration in its attempt to destroy another country, namely Syria. He brought havoc to Egypt, Libya, and has destabilized the world with his wrong-headed approach. As a citizen, I wish the USA would butt out of Syria. To act like this administration really cares about the people is hypocritical, especially when there is much more suffering in North Korea, as well as certain African nations. Obama and Kerry need to just shut up and let the Syrian people work out this terrible situation. Kicking out Assad would only open the doors for crazed fundamentalists who solve problems with bombs, who murder Christians with joy, and celebrate death.

Jan 22, 2014 10:26am EST  --  Report as abuse
JackHerer wrote:

@mcanterel – thank you for commenting that my prose are finely polished. It’s not scripted, it’s just from the heart.

Here’s the truth: I’m just a normal dude, with a normal life. I don’t do this for a living. I have no vested interest or advantage to be gained from this terrible conflict except seeing decency triumph.

It’s why I won’t swallow the propaganda of a cruel and brutal tyrant.

For what it’s worth; I abhor what Israel do. Their oppression of the Palestinian people causes huge ripples the world over. The leaders of Israel are overwhelmingly selfish, hate filled, and conceited. Their actions are a stain on the world.

The moderates in Syria are the only ones fighting for what you claim to believe in. Assad clearly isn’t.

But let me guess; the West is to blame for everything, and it all holds together with a fantastical conspiracy?

@mcanterel, & f00, & nutty KyleDexter – your tin foil hat opinion could come straight from the mouth of Assad ironically.

Jan 22, 2014 10:33am EST  --  Report as abuse
JackHerer wrote:

@KyleDexter – you must have missed the memo; Assad has been the one culturing terrorism. It was a no brainer really, as he stood to gain the most.

Like dictators the world over, fighting “terrorism” is an excellent excuse for brutally oppressing an entire population. It’s why Assad has been ball deep with ISIS – the worst “terrorists” in Syria – all along.

So when you say you “hope President Assad kills all of the terrorists in a very brutal fashion,” you are actually saying you hope Assad kills thousands of innocent civilians in a very brutal fashion, because those are the “terrorists” whom he has been killing in a brutal fashion so far.

Wild shot in the dark, but you don’t have a girlfriend do you Kyle? Being so full of hatred means you probably never will either. Which then means more hatred of course.

It’s a vicious circle for you hey Kyle? You are no doubt a whisker away from committing a mass shooting.

Jan 22, 2014 10:43am EST  --  Report as abuse
JackHerer wrote:

@FriendlyTxn – just so you know, Syria is far worse than Egypt, or Libya, or even North Korea.

Syria is now the worst human catastrophe since WWII. It is off the scale compared to anything else since then.

Personally therefore, I’d think it’s probably a good idea to not comment on such grave matters, when you are so woefully ignorant of even the most basic facts. That’s if you don’t want to look stupid that is.

Assad is opening doors to the crazy fundamentalists incidentally. Literally. He let them out from prison in huge numbers – keeping the moderates locked up to torture and murder them (look it up if you don’t believe me). Extremism suits Assad – it’s his excuse for untold brutality. Only a moron can’t see that.

Jan 22, 2014 10:51am EST  --  Report as abuse
f00 wrote:

Worse than N. Korea, eh? And Hitler too, naturally.

As for profiting from terrorism, well, 9-11 seemed to have opened lots of doors for the US/Euro security states. Not to mention Israel. Strange.

Jan 22, 2014 11:25am EST  --  Report as abuse
kracked1 wrote:

@jack. Still supporting the rebels with your distorted logic.

youtube “rebel war crimes” for the real horrendous acts committed by the rebels. The rebels take delight in posting their punishment/executions/war crimes/justice?

ONE BAD MAN VERSUS 10,000 BAD MEN…

Jan 22, 2014 11:26am EST  --  Report as abuse
kracked1 wrote:

I’m tired of being logical and friendly to you Jack.
You are one heck of a p. o. s.
go p. h. u. c. k. yourself, and your murdering rebel friends in Syria.

Do you think we all believe your warped ideas?
Like someone said here – your ‘think tank’ buddies spoon feed you the lies you spread?

Jan 22, 2014 11:30am EST  --  Report as abuse
kracked1 wrote:

Assad or a bunch of wahabi terrorists? Easy answer.
The legitimate government that is currently in place. If it truly was an uprising by the people for the people. They would be supporting the terrorist rebels and not Assad’s army, and this civil war would have ended 2 years ago.

The rebels kill shia’s, druze, Christians, and alawites. they even kill their own Sunni’s when they deem them unworthy.

Jan 22, 2014 11:32am EST  --  Report as abuse
kracked1 wrote:

An untold story of journalists missing in Syria

Read more: w w w.thenational.ae/world/middle-east/an-untold-story-of-journalists-missing-in-syria#page2#ixzz2qgxDgewz

In published accounts of their captivity, some freed journalists wrote of trusted rebels and fixers who betrayed them, and of militant Islamist fighters who psychologically and physically tortured them.

“At first they kept accusing me of being a CIA agent, and to break me pretended to execute me four times. At the end it was all about money,” said Jonathan Alpeyrie, a French-American photographer held in northern Syria for 81 days by militant Islamist rebels until a benefactor paid $450,000 (Dh1.65 million) on his behalf.

Alpeyrie, 34, has reported from Afghanistan, Egypt, Libya, Pakistan and Somalia. He was abducted on his third trip to Syria, apparently betrayed by a fixer. He was freelancing for the New York agency, Polaris Images, when kidnapped.

“I will never go back to Syria,” he said.

Jan 22, 2014 11:33am EST  --  Report as abuse
kracked1 wrote:

If Assad is/was so bad, then why are there rallies in London, England and Sydney, Au.

Look at these supporters..think they were all payed to be there?

w w w.google.ca/search?q=tens+of+thousands+in+syria+stage+pro-assad+rally&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=UUfdUuTUJKHLsQTa94L4CA&sqi=2&ved=0CEoQsAQ&biw=1440&bih=726

Hundreds of Syrians marched from Paddington Green to their embassy on the anniversary of the uprising in Syria to protest against the ruling Assad regime. There were also approximately 500 pro Assad protestors.
w w w. demotix.com/news/1109249/pro-and-anti-assad-rallies-embassy-uprising-anniversary-london#media-1109212

SYDNEY, (SANA) – More than 7000 Syrian, Arab and Australian people participated in the mass rally organized by “Australians for Syria” group in cooperation with other youth groups and figures from the Syrian and Arab communities in Australia.
w w w. syria360.wordpress.com/2012/08/05/mass-rally-held-in-sydney-australia-in-solidarity-with-syria/

Jan 22, 2014 11:34am EST  --  Report as abuse
JackHerer wrote:

@kracked1 – still wallowing in a sea of fantastical conspiracies I see, all the while not caring, or not understanding, that you are helping a cruel foreign dictator with the murder of a poor innocent population.

The rebels you overwhelming refer to – the ones committing atrocities – the extremists – are the ones in league with Assad it now turns out. It wasn’t rocket science. He had been funding terrorists to destabilize Iraq, and low and behold, those same terrorists are now fighting the moderates in Syria too.

Assad also mysteriously released a huge swathe of extremists from prison, oddly keeping the moderates to torture and murder en masse.

The option isn’t “Assad or a bunch of wahabi terrorists.” I’d like to think you knew that already, but I sadly think you have an extremely simplistic view on the world, where James Bond and Hollywood baddies are real.

I have no idea why you are completely ignoring the moderates in Syria who are actively fighting the extremists as well as Assad’s forces. See no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil, would be my betting choice.

It’s not hard to find Assad supporters anywhere – the world is full of corruption kracked1, not to mention conspiracy nuts like yourself. Assad used to live in London. Look up the emails between Assad’s friend still living there, and the regime – where he gives advice on how to spin the murder of children by the regime.

You don’t trust people in your life in general do you kracked1? The giveaway is your huge belief in conspiracies.

I’m guessing you aren’t exactly successful in your life; instead spending your days, mostly alone, mostly reading and believing conspiracies.

Am I tragically close to the truth kracked1?

Why not get out more dude? You’ll see that there are real people in the real world worth trusting. Not everyone will let you down as you have been time and again in the past.

Jan 22, 2014 12:41pm EST  --  Report as abuse
JackHerer wrote:

@f00 – Syria is the worst human catastrophe since WWII.

You seem to be having serious trouble taking in the magnitude of that.

Is everything a conspiracy involving the West and Israel to you?

Car won’t start? That’s Israel that. No milk at the store? That’ll be the West and Israel in a huge conspiracy. Snowing today? My God, those conspiracy son’s of bitches just don’t know when to stop.

Jan 22, 2014 12:45pm EST  --  Report as abuse
f00 wrote:

Excuse me, Jack, it isn’t Israel, it’s jews. Sorry, should have been clearer.

What jews want, jews get.

They wanted to remake the ME to make it safe for Israel. Iraq is shattered, so is Libya. Syria is now getting the treatment.

Yeah, there’s no conspiracy there. I’m only imagining jewish liberals like Ghitis and Greene over at CNN propagandizing for regime change in Syria, like they did for Libya. Taking up where their “conservative” counterparts like Frum left off.

They work for what’s good for them. Sure, that’s a conspiracy. It’s real, and it’s succeeding.

Jan 22, 2014 1:07pm EST  --  Report as abuse
jrpardinas wrote:

The Arab autocrats in the Gulf assembled, armed and delivered the armies of fanatical fundamentalist Sunni jihadists who tore Syria to pieces.

Furthermore, they did it with American and Israeli connivance. This war has all along been about Iran, which means it is ultimately about Israel. Which is why the political establishment in the USA has been itching to get involved.

This, after all, is a very lucrative opportunity for American pols. Imagine all that Jewish-Lobby and Gulf-Arab cheddar! Not at all like the relatively thankless tasks of creating good jobs or building infrastructure here in America.

I will definitely NOT be waving the flag for American military intervention in Syria if/when it comes.

I’m thoroughly sick-and-tired of Washington’s cynical Messianic pretensions in the world.

Jan 22, 2014 1:34pm EST  --  Report as abuse
JackHerer wrote:

@f00 – if a regime is so cruel that it is willing to wage war on its own people with advanced weaponry, then naturally, the good men of this world will want to see an end to that regime.

Ever heard the saying; “all that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing?”

Either good men do something, or evil regimes triumph.

Israel (or the Jews or whatever) aren’t to blame. It’s weird that you would think they are. Did a Jewish boy steal your high school sweet heart or something?

A regime willing to commit those atrocities in the first place is clearly to blame.

Whether you like it or not, trying to blame the Jews instead is helping one of history’s monsters.

Jan 22, 2014 1:36pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Fromkin wrote:

“He insisted Assad’s future was not in question, saying: “Nobody in this world has a right to withdraw legitimacy from a president or government … other than the Syrians themselves.”

The sooner American leaders understand this simple universal truth the better for world peace.

Jan 22, 2014 1:53pm EST  --  Report as abuse
kracked1 wrote:

LOL @jack AZZ.
I’ve presented you with numerous articles and tid bits of fact based information.
The only thing you can come up with is: “The giveaway is your huge belief in conspiracies.”
No facts? No links? just hear say and what if’s and you say I’m paranoid. I couldn’t give a p. h. uck about you jack.
This is the best thing you’ve said yet:
“The rebels you overwhelming refer to – the ones committing atrocities – the extremists – are the ones in league with Assad it now turns out.”

Now you are trying to tell me it’s Assad who is funding the rebels!
who are fighting Assad? LOL.

You’ll say anything to make people believe that it’s ok to kill kids
in the name of regime change. Which just so happens to benefit the state of Israel. But no, you don’t live there and want peace for the moderate Syrian..lol good one jack.

Jan 22, 2014 2:06pm EST  --  Report as abuse
kracked1 wrote:

LOL @jack AZZ.
I’ve presented you with numerous articles and tid bits of fact based information.
The only thing you can come up with is: “The giveaway is your huge belief in conspiracies.”
No facts? No links? just hear say and what if’s and you say I’m paranoid. I couldn’t give a p. h. uck about you jack.
This is the best thing you’ve said yet:
“The rebels you overwhelming refer to – the ones committing atrocities – the extremists – are the ones in league with Assad it now turns out.”

Now you are trying to tell me it’s Assad who is funding the rebels!
who are fighting Assad? LOL.

You’ll say anything to make people believe that it’s ok to kill kids
in the name of regime change. Which just so happens to benefit the state of Israel. But no, you don’t live there and want peace for the moderate Syrian..lol good one jack.

Jan 22, 2014 2:06pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Fromkin wrote:

@JackHerer

There used to be hundreds of people like you here supporting this fake “revolution”, “Arab spring” but most of them crawled under the rocks when the truth about freedom fighters started to come out.

But you, you still naively believe in the freedom fighters’ cause.

One thing is to believe in a cause but you don’t need to lie and make up stuff to advance your cause.

The lie that’s being now spread among Al Jazeera, Al Arabia readers is that the Syrian government has allied itself with ISIS and that Assad released ISIS Jihadists from Syrian prisons to discredit the revolution. This is a bogus and warped claim.

The truth is some people were unhappy about economic crisis and were manipulated into taking their anger to the streets but there has never been a full fledged revolution in Syria. There has never been moderate fighters in Syria.

How can you distinguish between moderate and radicals those who take weapons against a government?

Syria was attacked mainly by the US, Saud Arabia, Qatar, Turkey and Israel. And each one brought its own proxy fighting forces at different times into syria including Al Qaida and asked them to use different killing methods mostly for propaganda and shocking value to pave the way for the US “humanitarian” intervention. That’s the truth.

Whatever you are writing from your “heart” is pure nonsense not worth reading. Rationality comes from the mind not from the heart or any other internal body organs.

Jan 22, 2014 2:38pm EST  --  Report as abuse
JackHerer wrote:

@kracked1 – jeez, another one blaming Israel for all this.

And then you take offence when I suggest you believe in conspiracies. Go figure, Israeli conspiracy lover.

You have a complete inability to see more than one great “rebel” lump in Syria. Why is that? You did realize that the moderate “rebels” are currently fighting the Al Qaeda linked “rebels?” How can the rebels all be one and the same then? It’s really really weird that you genuinely can’t see that. Or your mind refuses to.

Did you realize that the most extreme “rebels” – called ISIS – are also now very active in Iraq again? Last time they were majorly active there was against the U.S.. Guess who funded those extremists when they were fighting the U.S.? It was our old buddy Assad. Go look it up if you don’t believe me. It isn’t a secret.

The leadership of ISIS has major links to Syria’s intelligence services. Again, go look it up if you don’t believe me. They are real news sites who report this; not those nutty conspiracy love ins.

Ask yourself this; why would Assad release huge number of the worst extremists in amnesties, but keep the moderates locked up to murder and torture?

Assad is the one killing kids. He is the one dropping all sorts of terrible advanced weaponry on civilian areas. That’s not the rebels.

Why are you ignoring that fact? Is your head so awash with conspiracies that you can never believe the West, ever? You are far happier believing a brutal foreign dictator, even though he has a long and open history of lying, and even though the U.N. have unequivocally said his forces are to blame for the overwhelming majority of atrocities?

And then you have a go at me for calling you a conspiracy nut – with all the sad, lonely life which that infers – but you very clearly form all your opinions based on conspiracies with your complete mistrust of the West. Again, go figure.

Are you angry because I’m annoyingly close to the truth?

As I said, get out more dude. Meet people. Take up a sport. Helping a cruel foreign dictator is not going to make your life better. That’s just an unbreakable truth.

Jan 22, 2014 2:48pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Fromkin wrote:

This conference is a pressure tool mainly against Russia. It has been organized on the run-up of Sochi to force Russia to extract a few more concessions from its ally or else being subjected to negative publicity or even worse terrorism.

Their goal now is to install their anointed guy as prime minister, give him all the power that Assad now has and bar Assad from running in any future election. It’s basically a delayed coup or regime change.

Whatever Assad does under pressure He must maintain the central bank, foreign affairs, ministry of interior and police and ministry of communication, and intelligence services under his control…

Jan 22, 2014 3:05pm EST  --  Report as abuse
JackHerer wrote:

@Fromkin – “How can you distinguish between moderate and radicals those who take weapons against a government?”

It’s not hard – the moderates and radicals are currently fighting each other.

Or are you suggesting that a regime is allowed to be as shockingly brutal to its own population as it wants, and no one is ever allowed to raise arms against them, unless they should then be considered extremist.

Your denial that moderates have ever existed in Syria is bizarre in the extreme. Does that help you sleep at night; imagining the entire Syrian opposition as extremists? Did you know that’s how the Germans lived with the Nazi atrocities against the Jews? They imagined them as one big generalized group of extremists.

Do you really feel comfortable using the same blanket, skewed, generalization against a whole people? In your head, does that then make it OK then when Assad murders whole families? Do you think of the babies which Assad’s forces butcher as little extremist babies?

That’s clearly a dangerous way of thinking dude, because it allows complete indifference to human suffering; even applauding horrific brutality to your fellow man.

The peaceful revolutions which started the Syrian conflict? The brutal crackdown by Assad’s forces which catalyzed an armed response? Your “truth” bizarrely misses those events. Did none of that happen in your blinked, filtering of the facts?

Weird.

Don’t take the “from the heart” comment too seriously btw. My opinions are always based on logical reasoning.

Jan 22, 2014 3:13pm EST  --  Report as abuse
kracked1 wrote:

Hey Jack.
@kracked1 – jeez, another one blaming Israel for all this.

Show me where I said that.

Jan 22, 2014 3:37pm EST  --  Report as abuse
kracked1 wrote:

Hey Jack.
@kracked1 – jeez, another one blaming Israel for all this.

Show me where I said that.

Jan 22, 2014 3:38pm EST  --  Report as abuse
kracked1 wrote:

Hey Jack.
@kracked1 – jeez, another one blaming Israel for all this.

Show me where I said that.

Jan 22, 2014 3:38pm EST  --  Report as abuse
kracked1 wrote:

Hey Jack.
@kracked1 – jeez, another one blaming Israel for all this.

Show me where I said that.

Jan 22, 2014 3:38pm EST  --  Report as abuse
AlkalineState wrote:

“Syrian enemies may discuss prisoner swaps”

Set the prisoners free. The drones are hungry.

Jan 22, 2014 3:38pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Fromkin wrote:

@JackHerer

The things you are saying are rather bizarre and not borne by the facts. They are mostly hearsay, rumors and propaganda. Most people were misled into believing them but nobody does anymore except a few die hard believers in freedom fighters and Syrian peaceful revolution like you.

If Assad was a monster as its enemies have been attempting to portray him why Syrians are still supporting him including today in Swiss as this video shows? If free elections are held today in Syria, Assad has a chance to win. This is why Washington is obstructing to a peaceful resolution.

Just click play when you get to the site and watch for yourself.

http://english.farsnews.com/player.aspx?nn=13921102000693

This was a failed organized coup attempt which failed but Washington and its allies do not want to give up. At this point they know Assad won’t go but they are now playing for the consolation prize hoping to install their puppets in the government in order to destabilised Syrian institutions from inside. The coup failed because Syrian enemies did not have inside players in the government.

Jan 22, 2014 4:25pm EST  --  Report as abuse
JackHerer wrote:

@kracked1 – you said;

“You’ll say anything to make people believe that it’s ok to kill kids in the name of regime change. Which just so happens to benefit the state of Israel.”

Why even mention Israel dude?

Jan 22, 2014 4:27pm EST  --  Report as abuse
JackHerer wrote:

@Fromkin – if Assad could win free and fair elections, then why didn’t he just call one then in the first place?

Why did he destroy Syria and butcher the Syrian electorate instead?

Since when has death and destruction on a massive scale – even in historical terms – been a rational alternative to an election which you claim he would win?

Your claims clearly don’t hold up to even the most basic of logic.

Yet you are actively defending a mass murderer on the basis of this flawed logic.

The obvious question is; how do you live with your conscience? Do you have a niggling thought in the back of your mind that you are going to hell for actively helping one of history’s monsters. You should.

Jan 22, 2014 4:37pm EST  --  Report as abuse
kracked1 wrote:

I mention Israel Jack, because it is the only country in the ME that benefits from the destabilization of Syria. And why? Because Israel and Syria are technically still at war.

Stop fueling the war and it’s possible everyone can live in peace.

Jan 22, 2014 5:04pm EST  --  Report as abuse
AlkalineState wrote:

Assad is doomed. Even if he can cling to power, what is he President of now? Guy steps out of his bunker, he has cross-hairs on his head. His regime is infiltrated, his cities are rubble.

He is a failed and destroyed leader. There is no need for him.

Jan 22, 2014 6:33pm EST  --  Report as abuse
kracked1 wrote:

I’ve seen pictures of Damascus. It’s not rubble.

Jan 23, 2014 10:46am EST  --  Report as abuse
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