Saturday, April 25, 2015

Anne Barnard on Rustum Ghazali

Her entire report is based on unsubstantiated rumors transmitted on Facebook by people of March 14 in Lebanon and their allies in Syrian rebel groups.  Of course, she lacks knowledge of Arabic, and otherwise she would have read the detailed report in Al-Akhbar by Hasan `Ullayq about the reasons for burning down his castle.