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THIS JUST IN from 2011: US American NGO Volunteer Explains All.

Contrary to popular belief and knowledge, Bashar al-Assad's formidable secret police (now "exiled") released or allowed the wrong political prisoners to escape in order to "to reinforce the 'WE-THEY' dynamic commonly employed by despots for public consumption."

"Mixing civic activists with al Qaeda veterans was no accident" as was the case, presumably in Libya where it is proper still to celebrate 'Arab' Bastille Day.

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Mon May 28th, 2018 at 08:05:13 PM EST
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