"While Rosen focuses on growing “sectarian hate,” we are inspired by the incredible courage of prominent Alawite figures such as writer Samar Yazbek and actress Fadwa Suleiman who stand clearly with the opposition and against the regime." This is quite hilarious. With this, we can now put the notion of sectarian conflict in Syria to rest. And it is quite sectarian by this writer to corner two secular individuals in a sectarian category. The writer in fact made Nir's point for him.