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originally posted by: crayzeed
I think you gave the perfect answer in your first paragraph but a lot of people wont pick up on it. An independent member of their parliament but he's also the grand Mufti. Keep all religions out of politics, that's what the ME problem is and he's part of it.
From the start, the protest movements were not purely peaceful. From the start I saw armed demonstrators marching along in the protests, who began to shoot at the police first. Very often the violence of the security forces has been a reaction to the brutal violence of the armed rebels.
Moreover, from the start there has been the problem of the armed groups, which are also part of the opposition….The opposition of the street is much stronger than any other opposition. And this opposition is armed and frequently employs brutality and violence, only in order then to blame the government. Many representatives of the government have been tortured and shot dead by them.
In the first place, it has to be said that it is very difficult to provide a nuanced and objective account of what is happening. Many journalists fall into describing matters in black and white. For them, good and evil are not interwoven, but are clearly separated. They demonize the one side and glorify the other. Thus, for example, it is not true that the Syrian government has only bad sides and the opposition only good ones. But because the US, Europe and certain Arab countries support the opposition, they endeavour, whether consciously or unconsciously, to idealize it as much as possible, without engaging in any careful analysis of the real situation. Certain interests are obscuring our view of the real situation and contaminating the description of it.
He said that Western media blamed the Syrian government “for things that it had not done”.
The videos of alleged ‘Russia's shelling and executions’ as well as other similar footage are fake and were shot by the militants themselves, said Major General Igor Konashenkov, the Russian Defense Ministry spokesman.
of, relating to, or believing in the principle that all people are equal and deserve equal rights and opportunities.
"a fairer, more egalitarian society"
America is the light of the High west and it is our duty to protect those who cannot protect themselves from the darkness of radicalism and despotism in whatever form it takes…