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“America, is trying to prolong the Syrian revolution.” -- Firas Tlass (a high level Assad defector) I am a relatively insignificant person, so the fact that I think ...
by Clay Claiborne
Comment Count 39 comments on Sun Feb 10, 2013 at 11:23 AM PST with 2 Recommends
Even before the Wright brothers invented powered flight, aerial assault had proven to be one of the most efficient, if indiscriminate, ways to kill human beings. Sadly, for those of us still ...
by Clay Claiborne
Comment Count 103 comments on Fri Feb 08, 2013 at 01:11 PM PST with 1 Recommend
A new battle for Damascus has been initiated by the Free Syrian Army. Perhaps the final battle! From samer (@samersniper) we have this report The latest developments of the Grand Epic battle (...
by Clay Claiborne
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed Feb 06, 2013 at 03:45 PM PST with 4 Recommends
Featuring New Wikileaks Stratfor GI File releases on Turkish group behind the attack! Syrian Intelligence Agencies Implicated!
by Clay Claiborne
Comment Count 37 comments on Sat Feb 02, 2013 at 11:58 AM PST with 12 Recommends
What ever happened to Assad's vaunted air defense systems ? You know, the ones that were said to be so formidable, so far above what Qaddafi had, that the very idea of imposing a "No Fly Zone" over ...
by Clay Claiborne
Comment Count 38 comments on Thu Jan 31, 2013 at 08:01 PM PST with 1 Recommend
For all the carping and name calling that my first diary on this generated, I haven't seen a single argument in the comment gallery that even speaks to, let alone undermines, my basic thesis that ...
by Clay Claiborne
Comment Count 29 comments on Thu Jan 31, 2013 at 03:41 AM PST with 3 Recommends
Big Hello from #Syria : Obama vows 'never again' on Holocaust memorial day dailystar.com.lb/News/Internati… — صفحة الثورة السورية (@RevolutionSyria)
by Clay Claiborne
Comment Count 76 comments on Tue Jan 29, 2013 at 12:00 PM PST with 0 Recommends
Killed by Assad. #Syria twitter.com/rallaf/status/… — Rime Allaf (@rallaf) January 28, ...
by Clay Claiborne
Comment Count 30 comments on Mon Jan 28, 2013 at 11:12 AM PST with 0 Recommends
Formerly titled Rape in Syria: 'He pushed a rat in her vagina' See comments for reason for this obscurification. Since I see my role in writing these dairies as comforting the afflicted, I want the ...
by Clay Claiborne
Comment Count 62 comments on Wed Jan 23, 2013 at 07:40 PM PST with 9 Recommends
Rewards for crossing red-lines in #Syria @ un #UNpaysASSad 519 MILLION DOLLARS for "aid" what a horrible world we live ...
by Clay Claiborne
Comment Count 72 comments on Sun Jan 20, 2013 at 09:31 PM PST with 1 Recommend
I am publish this report as I received it and without waiting for confirmation that a massacre is in progress or has already occurred, beyond the very powerful videos included in that report. ...
by Clay Claiborne
Comment Count 8 comments on Sun Jan 20, 2013 at 08:42 AM PST with 8 Recommends
There has been another horrific massacre taking place in Haswiyeh, Homs over the past several days and there were the 80 plus students slaughtered at Aleppo University. We ask Noble Peace Prize ...
by Clay Claiborne
Comment Count 33 comments on Thu Jan 17, 2013 at 04:31 PM PST with 2 Recommends
There were two major explosions at Aleppo University that killed 87 people, including many students, yesterday. The Assad regime blamed "terrorists" but many observers on the ground said that the ...
by Clay Claiborne
Comment Count 15 comments on Wed Jan 16, 2013 at 09:26 PM PST with 6 Recommends
The Obama administration is conducting a robust defense of itself and what some see as its pro-Assad stance in the face of a growing body of evidence that Bashar al-Assad has started to use ...
by Clay Claiborne
Comment Count 21 comments on Wed Jan 16, 2013 at 03:56 PM PST with 2 Recommends
Foreign Policy is reporting this story which I first picked up from RIA Novosti: Secret State Dept. Cable Says Syria Used Chemical Weapons 15 January 2013 United ...
by Clay Claiborne
Comment Count 37 comments on Tue Jan 15, 2013 at 11:13 PM PST with 4 Recommends
A number of reports have come to my attention in the last few days that would appear to answer that question in the affirmative and I now would like to share them with you. Russia has had a naval ...
by Clay Claiborne
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Jan 15, 2013 at 09:08 PM PST with 6 Recommends
The systematic use of rape as a weapon of war against his own people has come into somewhat sharper focus in the past few days owning to the publication of a report released Monday by the New York ...
by Clay Claiborne
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue Jan 15, 2013 at 11:09 AM PST with 7 Recommends
My nomination for the most prophetic statement of 1949 goes to Deane Hinton , the CIA agent that was part of the CIA "Political Action Committee" carrying out a coup in Syria that was suppose to ...
by Clay Claiborne
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Jan 14, 2013 at 01:51 PM PST with 5 Recommends
By now it is clear, even to the most casual observer, that an appalling human tragedy is now playing out in Syria. It should also be clear that the engine of this tragedy is the government of Syria,
by Clay Claiborne
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun Jan 13, 2013 at 10:58 AM PST with 2 Recommends
The letter cites ... reports of Syria using chemical weapons as reasons for immediate action. In the past few days an international movement has taken shape to demand that the Syrian conflict be ...
by Clay Claiborne
Comment Count 16 comments on Sat Jan 12, 2013 at 08:38 PM PST with 5 Recommends