Tuesday, 9 December 2014

FSA fighters in Damascus (file photo)

Syria war: Southern rebels see US as key to success

"So the southern front is even more crucial for any short-term Western strategy in Syria."
Why is this about Western strategy? Isn't the important thing whether it is crucial for Syrians' chances of success? Making this all about what the US wants, rather than what Syrians want, is one way that the mainstream media has marginalised and rendered invisible the Syrian opposition, while Assad, with his foreign support and foreign proxy armies, is presented as indigenous.

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