[Marxism] The End of Taking the Syrian Revolution at Face Value
elishastephens at hotmail.com
Thu Mar 1 16:59:07 MST 2012
Jeff: "There are no reasonable estimates because there's no way of properly
gathering and verifying such information. But my guess is that it's more
like 20:1 or 100:1. First because the revolutionaries have no reason
whatsoever to aim their guns against members of a conscript army which they
were until recently members of themselves, perhaps with the exception of
certain hated figures (who wouldn't be easy targets), and except for
self-defense as has been occurring in Homs."
Talk about self-deception! Even the rebels don't claim such preposterous
ratios, and furthermore they have on many occasions claimed to have killed
members of the army.
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