MY COMMENT: Above please read another analyst who is connecting the dots and having grave doubts about what we know and do not know about Syria. The world’s humanitarians and liberals would do well to put their self-righteous ‘outrage’ to one side for a day or two and consider that they are at risk of being in contempt of everything they stand for if they continue to place their trust in Big Media and unverified YouTube voice-overs.
Everybody – time to seek the truth … again. If there is a chance that the world conscience is being defrauded by somebody’s international war machine, the facts ought to be investigated very carefully.
In my opinion, huge numbers of literally unsuspecting liberals and humanitarians are being ‘pressed’ into the ignoble ranks of the clever/stupid neocons and their illegal campaign against the sovereignty of perhaps the last secular Muslim society in the world.
Another ‘reality check’ was recently posted over at FAIR.ORG
Originally posted on PoliticoAnalyst:
Today, I paused to recap what I really know about Syria and the violence affecting its people. I started with the Government. We know that the Al-Assad government is composed of Alawites, Shiites, Sunnis and even a few, perhaps token, Christians. We know that the State security forces composed of the Army, Police and Special or Secret services are also populated by Shiites, Alawites and Sunnis. Similarly federal and provincial government and ministries are staffed by a mixture of religious groups all Syrians.
On top of this came the violence. We were told by mass media that the huge wave of violence that hit Syria was State sponsored: State military forces were ordered by President Assad to fire and kill Syrian civilians. This was easy to believe because like his father, Al-Assad Junior ran a very closed country and a very undemocratic political process that kept him and his Alawite…
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