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Re: The war against Syria

Postby Paphitis » Sun May 30, 2021 1:51 am

repulsewarrior wrote:...possible or not, i am merely pointing out the possibility, that less than three percent of the voters may have voted for someone other than Assad; about two percent of the ballots were likely rejected for errors.


There areonly 2 million Alawi in Syria. This is who is dominating Syrian politics today and supporting Assad. Another 13% are Shia, they too are predominately supporting the Alawi population and Assad. All in all, about 4 million people.

73% of the population are Sunni. These people are compromised and oppressed. Unlikely they would support Assad.

So what happened to all the Sunni voters. Either, not allowed to vote, or they are too scared to.

Then there are the Kurds - about 2 million. They don't support Assad either. The Syrian Turkmens are 1.5 million. They don't support Assad. And the 1.2 million Assyrians so not support Assad.

So how do we explain that away?
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Re: The war against Syria

Postby repulsewarrior » Sun May 30, 2021 5:17 am

...they did not participate in the election; like the last one.
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Re: The war against Syria

Postby repulsewarrior » Sun May 30, 2021 5:19 am

...the real question is, how many of those eligible voted?
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Re: The war against Syria

Postby repulsewarrior » Mon Jul 05, 2021 11:01 pm

...for the record



...a pretty good smack-down.
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Re: The war against Syria

Postby repulsewarrior » Wed Jul 14, 2021 7:48 pm

Assad regime killed over 5,200 people in Homs hospital, documents show

https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20210 ... 5453182099

...grist for the mill.

Say what you will about the "others", the West, and the rest of the world, it will be hard for Assad to apologise to himself and to the Syrian People for his behaviour, the values he is representing.

War Crimes, ten years running, dozens if not hundreds by all involved, this one must rank somewhere on the top of the list.
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Re: The war against Syria

Postby repulsewarrior » Sun Aug 22, 2021 7:14 pm



...Turkey pushing their Agenda, a review.
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Re: The war against Syria

Postby repulsewarrior » Mon Aug 23, 2021 10:26 pm

https://www.al-monitor.com/originals/20 ... orce-syria

...few will be aware of this brutality, which in any case, with the crisis in Afghanistan or not, happens with regularity.
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Re: The war against Syria

Postby repulsewarrior » Tue Sep 21, 2021 6:37 pm

https://foreignpolicy.com/2021/09/20/tu ... ceasefire/

''In her report, Holmes also sounded the alarm that the conflict between Turkey and the Kurdish forces had once been confined to southeastern Turkey and the Qandil Mountains in Iraq, but “now impacts civilians of every ethnic and religious group across a large region of northern Syria.”

Turkish airstrikes over the last month and a half have hit a region in northeast Syria inhabited by Assyrian Christians, an ethnic minority previously targeted by the Islamic State, and killed eight Yazidis, a Kurdish religious minority, in northern Iraq, four of whom were civilians.

In mid-August, Turkish shelling of the northeastern Syrian town of Zargan, where Kurds, Arabs, and Syriac Christians reside, killed a woman and child, injured more than a dozen others, and displaced more than 5,000 people, according to Ezz El Din Saleh, a local monitor with Syrians for Truth and Justice, an independent nonprofit supported by the U.S.-based National Endowment for Democracy.''

“To put it bluntly,” Holmes added, “Turkish intervention [in northeast Syria] was based on a lie.”
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Re: The war against Syria

Postby repulsewarrior » Mon Sep 27, 2021 1:58 am

...news.

https://www.westport-news.com/news/arti ... 488396.php

''The Sunday morning airstrike was carried out by Russian warplanes, opposition activists said.

The airstrike hit a center for a Turkey-backed group known as the Hamza Division killing seven fighters and wounding 13, according to the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.''

''Pro-government media also reported Russian airstrikes near Afrin saying that a number of gunmen were killed or wounded.''
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