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More hard times for Christians in Syria: A rescuer's tale

Part One:

http://syriapolitics.blogspot.com.au/201...

Part Two:

http://syriapolitics.blogspot.com.au/201...

Life in Damascus:

http://syriapolitics.blogspot.com.au/201...

Via Brian commenting at Moon of AL.

Notice that the Christians are at least treated better than the Alawites, as the "activists" slogan indicates:

Christians to Beirut; Alawites to hell.

Meanwhile, it may be that EU and US desire to secure an oil and natural gas pipeline which avoids Russia may lead to the anti-Assad powers now wanting to keep him power until the end of his presidential term -- planning on whatever government follows him will be locked into this pipeline deal. Uh, sounds like "hope is a plan"? But it's a long held plan to neuter Russia and can serve to help hobble Iran, so what's not to like?

http://www.independent.co.uk/opinion/com...

But, on the news reports, the Western powers are still working overtime to get propaganda out over the airwaves to show the West staunchly against Assad. Interesting.

Will oil/economics win out over the desire to weaken Syria into chaos?