One day, people started protesting in a small city. Moreover, it would be more credible than previous American strategies, stated or implied, because its means would better match ends. A worse fate awaits Syria and the neighboring countries if Assad is removed. It is also undoubtedly the most consequential war in decades, and has resulted in tectonic shifts in global alliances. However, the significance of this war is not widely appreciated, because the mainstream narrative has been an embarrassing mix of propaganda, half-truths and lies.
By also connecting the dots to various events — historical and current — this book will help the reader see the bigger picture and discern the patterns in global events. What is happening in Iraq today, and how the unfolding events may play out in the coming months or years, is directly related to three central developments: First is President Bush's misguided Iraq war, which has precipitated the violent conflict between the Shiites and the Sunnis in the region. A commitment by Iran to assist in ending the civil war in Syria and eventually allow the emergence of a representative government in Damascus could ease the tension between Saudi Arabia and Iran and de-intensify the Sunni-Shiite divide. This operation goes way back. When appropriate, the safe zones would also be used to accelerate recruiting and training of additional opposition fighters who could live in, and help protect, their communities while going through basic training. Assad is just one more piece of global chess, others will come.
After the fall of Gaddafi in late 2011, deadly weapons such as Stinger missiles and Sarin gas were shipped from Libya to Syria, via Turkey. It also might not initially help those pockets of opposition-controlled territory in or near cities like Damascus, Homs, Hama, and Aleppo that are largely encircled by pro-government forces. Fact is that, starting in 2011, tens of thousands of foreigners — Al Qaeda and other jihadists — were sent into Syria to overthrow Assad. There has never been a single proven case of Assad using chemical weapons. Syria has always been a secular, moderate country. Syria's civilization spans 10,000 years, which include triumphant empires and calamitous invasions.
More than 40 countries and 300,000 people the fair. Al Qaeda rebranded itself as Al Nusra, and fearsome weapons such as grenade launchers, mortars, tanks and anti-tank missiles started pouring into Syria via Turkey and Jordan. In response, Assad killed many peaceful protesters. Historians in the future may view the Syrian war as the globalists' Waterloo that heralded a multi-polar world. By allowing perception management with its simplifications, falsehoods and exaggerations to create a simplified vision of the world — we fell into a fake universe of certainty when really we were just watching a pantomime. Kurdish areas would probably have to be divided into two noncontinguous areas as well, as noted, to assuage Turkish worries that they could otherwise form the embryo of a future attempt at an independent Kurdish state within Syria.
For these reasons, the U. This strategy would also include a new element of air campaign. Although Americans are starting to wake up, many people are still caught up in the mainstream narrative regarding the Syrian war. Overall an enlightening and informative read that made me look at Syria and the Syrian War in a different light. Perhaps Assad could even nominally remain president for a time, if truly necessary, as long as he did not deploy security forces in those parts of Sunni-dominant Syria granted autonomy. In effect, variants of it have guided western powers in Bosnia, as noted, in Afghanistan in the 1980s, in Iraqi Kurdistan, and since 1993 in Somalia. They are also religious fanatics who seek out and kill Christians and Shiites.
Things I have read or seen only depicted that Syria was only remnants of bombs, nothing like the Syria that was presented in this book. At present, the number is now at least 80 percent. A comprehensive, national-level solution is too hard even to specify at this stage, much less achieve. This is how the began. The end-game for these zones would not have to be determined in advance. Deconstructing the Syrian War by Chris Kanthan provides many new and interesting perspectives on the Syrian war. By the end of the year, almost 200,000 people had fled Syria.
In this book, Kanthan takes a look at the Syrian conflict and how it could lead to a world of isolated powers that intervene without coordination worsening conflicts instead of finding negotiated solutions. I recommend anyone interested in politics on a world scale or the middle East to check this one out. Over time, the arrangement could be codified by negotiations and backed up by peacekeepers. I like that Kanthan included links to outside sources, so readers are able to do further research themselves as well as see where some of the information in the book was harvested from. These are all points that contradict the lies spewed over the past nearly five years, and shatter the feeble justification for continuing to wage war on Syria. We all know very well how this works, there are countless stories scattered through the media and to verify each one to see how accurate, real or legit it is, is tiresome plus there is no true source behind any of that, however, turning to read this book was a major surprise for me, especially since this is one of those topics people often hear about it and they instantly think is all about war and nothing more.
Indeed there has not been a lot of objective literature presented on this massively ambiguous middle-eastern conflict - like Kanthan himself says, what media coverage the war did receive was generally shrouded in motif based upon the perspective of the presenter. America was appalled and, for humanitarian reasons, decided to help the Syrians who were fighting Assad. Or, as one variant of the strategy, a new city or two could effectively be created in one of the Sunni zones, using external financial assistance such financing would presumably not be offered by Washington to any area Assad still controlled, except in very limited amounts. Things I have read or seen only depicted that Syria was only re The Syrian War by Kanthan presents a book of more information, different viewpoints and unbiased views rather than just new stories that have limited information and often times have a single viewpoint. Moreover, while it is not without risks for the United States, the scale of military involvement envisioned is not substantially greater than what we have been doing the last year or so in Afghanistan.
These two common concerns may well create a thaw between the two countries. This above version is quite popular among many Americans and Europeans and the Western mainstream media. Yet, we are supposed to trust the pictures, videos and the false flag narratives that these head-chopping barbarians feed us? Within Syria, terrorist mortars and rockets designed to keep them from voting; 151 shells were fired on Damascus alone, killing 5 and maiming 33 Syrians. Unfortunately, Assad managed to gas innocent civilians again after a few years. For only one person to be able to accomplish such feat and gather all of this valuable information and made it into one single book, and the insight of every details makes the length worth enough. Deconstructing the Syrian War by Chris Kanthan provides many new and interesting perspectives on the Syrian war. He teaches courses on international negotiation and Middle Eastern studies.