posted on Nov, 25 2012 @ 01:57 AM
I'm not seeing much to match the video that shows the building being destroyed from a distance? Hmm... I will say though that defending the FSA is
like defending Anonymous or Al Qaeda. It's a name... an umbrella term and can mean any of a number of groups, agendas and priorities. The BBC is
pretty good about their in depth historical type reporting in my experience and they have a very well put together piece about the Syria conflict I
just found that really lays this thing out as I also recall watching it from before the time the MSM even mentioned the fact anything was happening.
Among the bits from the article that should get everyone's attention though is this:
Source - BBC
FSA fighters began by using only light weapons, but do already have more sophisticated and heavier weaponry that has either been captured or
smuggled in from abroad.
US officials and Arab intelligence officers told the New York Times in June that automatic rifles, rocket-propelled grenades, ammunition and some
anti-tank weapons were being funnelled, mostly across the Turkish border, by way of a "shadowy network of intermediaries", including Syria's Muslim
Brotherhood, Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Qatar.
A small number of CIA officers were also operating secretly in southern Turkey, helping allies decide which Syrian opposition fighters would receive
the weapons, in an effort to prevent them falling into the hands of groups allied to al-Qaeda, they added. They were also reportedly providing
satellite imagery and intelligence on troop movements, and advising how to establish command and control
Well, some things don't change. The same groups as Egypt and Libya are fighting Assad in Syria and the same CIA that backed Egypt and Libya while
playing all sides is there in Turkey and Syria doing it all over again. Well, the people in Egypt are in the square again and they are irate over the
new declarations of dictatorial powers by the "new" leadership and Libya? Well... ouch... Let's just leave that one alone. Err... Poor people is all I
can say. They knew not what they asked for.
Assad is a bad guy, I'll be the first to say he's got no human rights awards coming and sure isn't on any Happy Hanukkah lists from the Jewish State.
However, the disorganized rabble fighting among each other while fighting him and all with more outside meddling than internal ability spells
Sometimes doing "something" just to DO something really can be worse than doing nothing. Situations CAN be made MUCH worse...and I think the Syrian
people will find that if the FSA wins this fight. The competing agendas will tear that place apart or simply role it into a larger Caliph forming
before our eyes, IMO.
* Important Note: The Coordinates you give are an intersection of a dense residential area. I checked around the district and saw nothing but what is
worth noting is that the default (most recent) google earth imagery is garbage. Someone has to go back a few positions in the timeline of imagery in
their database to get good, clear photos of the city and that area of it in particular. I figured I'd better note this though because at first glance,
Google defaults to what is so heavy in shadow you can barely make out building from street.
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