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    Quote Originally Posted by kalerab View Post
    Syria’s sealed-off rebels

    Baba Amr in Homs, once an opposition stronghold, is now isolated by a 10-foot high concrete wall



    http://www.salon.com/2012/04/30/syri...els/singleton/
    Much like how many forces have done for thousand of centuries. Completely isolating the trouble areas seems to solve the problem.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jupiter2 View Post
    What is going in Syria? A much were killed in the last days? It seems that Assad will remain for a long time.
    Both sides are actively killing each other and civilians are caught in between.
    Assad won't leave on his own volition that much is for certain.

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    What ever happens in any country it is good to be in the construction business.

    The man understands Israeli wall but does not Syrian wall? It does seem the Syrians are adapting and learning from US experience in Iraq.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Universal_Soldier View Post
    Both sides are actively killing each other and civilians are caught in between.
    Assad won't leave on his own volition that much is for certain.
    And the world will not use force. He has a long time to be in power.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jupiter2 View Post
    And the world will not use force. He has a long time to be in power.
    Just like the rest of the Monarchical Sunni caliphate that are clamoring for "democracy" Syria. quite ironical.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Universal_Soldier View Post
    Just like the rest of the Monarchical Sunni caliphate that are clamoring for "democracy" Syria.
    No doubt that there is hypocrisy about "democracy" in the Middle East. If he is a friend ,he doesn't need to be a democrat...As an Israeli ,i will not cry if he will be ousted(he supports terrorists and he is an enemy of Israel),but i can't ignore the fact that there is hypocrisy about "democracy" in the Middle East. No one will demand democracy in Saudi Arabia,Jordan and other countries.
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    Quote Originally Posted by kalerab View Post
    Syrias sealed-off rebels

    Baba Amr in Homs, once an opposition stronghold, is now isolated by a 10-foot high concrete wall



    http://www.salon.com/2012/04/30/syri...els/singleton/



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    Quote Originally Posted by Jupiter2 View Post
    And the world will not use force. He has a long time to be in power.
    Weigh it up. You really want to be led around by the nose to do the dity work for a bunch of bigots who can't do their won dirty work?
    Who have all sorts of evil crap planned when they are "installed" ?

    Pressure Assad directly and indirectly, use the restiction we have arounds goods money and weapons on both him and the rebels to find a solution. That's the tools we have.
    Just because it's distressing doesn't mean we have to make wrong decisions.

    IMHO.....

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    ^ Well said..

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    BEIRUT: Hezbollah official Ammar Musawi praised the Lebanese army Tuesday for its recent seizure of a Syria-bound illegal arms shipment and urged the authorities to prevent Lebanon from turning into a conduit of destruction toward its neighbor.Meanwhile, a senior officer in the rebel Free Syrian Army denied in remarks published Tuesday any links to the weapons-carrying vessel seized by the Lebanese Navy Friday.
    “For the sake of Lebanon's stability and security, [Musawi] urged [authorities] to exert greater effort to prevent Lebanon from turning into an arena through which the tools of crime cross into Syria, as the involvement of some Lebanese in fueling the situation in Syrian will have negative repercussions on Lebanon,” said the Hezbollah statement.
    The Lebanese Army intercepted Friday night a ship in Lebanon's waters. Its manifesto listed metal and the like, but an investigation revealed weapons aboard. The ship intended to dock at Tripoli port in north Lebanon; the weapons, which originated in Libya, were bound for Syria.
    http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/Pol...#axzz1tiAODFYK

    Hezbollah concerned about weapons smuggling. hahaha

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    Quote Originally Posted by gresh View Post
    Hezbollah concerned about weapons smuggling. hahaha
    No one need competitors

    SANA:
    An armed terrorist group on Wednesday assassinated Ismael Haidar, son of Ali Haidar the Leader of the Syrian Social Nationalist Party, an opposition party, and his comrade Fadi Atawneh.
    Last edited by geolocator; 05-03-2012 at 05:31 AM.

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    23, among them a teenager, killed in Aleppo protests

    Syrian troops open fire on thousands of demonstrators following deadly raid on college dorms

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    http://www.timesofisrael.com/teenage...eppo-protests/

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    Just yesterday the Syrian army had 22 dead in an ambush. That does seem to get reported.

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    It will remain for years as long as no one gets involved.

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    A blast on the outskirts of Syria's second city Aleppo has killed at least five people, opposition activists say.
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-17967253

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