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Army deserters killed 27 soldiers in southern Syria on Thursday, an activist group said, in some of the deadliest attacks on forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad since the start of an uprising nine months ago.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the clashes flared in the southern city of Deraa, where protests against Assad first erupted in March, and at a checkpoint east of the city where all 15 personnel manning it were killed.
Originally posted by jeenyus2008
reply to post by Corruption Exposed
Good for them! They have been through hell. It's extremely sad to watch the horror video's of what is going on over there. Hopefully Turkey or someone (not NATO) steps in to cease it all or intervene.
Originally posted by OccamsRazor04
reply to post by GovtFlu
America is not an authoritarian regime, therefore saying forces loyal to Obama would not make sense, saying forcs loyal to Assad does. If Obama decided to became an authoritarian dictator and troops supported him we would then say forces loyal to Obama.
There is a war, Syrian forces loyal to Assad are killing civilians, these soldiers deserted and truck back, that's war not murder. The crime of being loyal means you do what you are told, including killing civilians that desire more freedom.
Way to misconstrue the facts to support your agenda though, I give you 7/10.