Thursday, October 13, 2016

It is now official: we have it from reliable sources. Syrian people--it seems--want Western bombs over their heads

"I struggled to wrap my head around why my Syrian contacts and friends asked to have western bombs falling on their cities – the very bombs I used to protest against when they were falling on Iraq and Afghanistan. Though everyone had a slightly different perspective, most were not naive; they knew US bombs would bring civilian casualties, or even western agendas."  But her methods of documentation are impeccable: "Never mind the Syrian revolutionaries holding up carefully crafted English language protest signs amid the rubble".