Friday, January 22, 2016

Supporters of Islamist Syrian rebels and the Orientalist and Islamophobe cliches

One of the amusing features of the propaganda of supporters of the Islamist Syrian "revolution" is the resort to accusations of Islamophobia and Orientalism against anyone who objects to war crimes of Syrian rebels--and the accusations are hurled by people who don't know what Orientalism is even if it hits them in the face.  Even enemies of Edward Said in the Saudi and Hariri press are resorting to such tactics.