[Marxism] Yarmouk: trapped between two counter-revolutions

John Passant en.passant at bigpond.com
Mon Apr 13 14:18:57 MDT 2015


Thanks Bashar.

On 14/04/2015 5:27 AM, Clay Claiborne wrote:
> Dear John,
>
> I do have such a busy schedule shoring up my dictatorship, but I knew 
> i just had to find time to drop you a short note and thank you for 
> this line:
>
>     But the responsibility for the growth of Isis lies with the West. 
>
>
> True, I ran the rat-line is Syria for these thugs when they were 
> killing Americans in Iraq. True I let them all out of prison and gave 
> them money when the revolution started in 2011. True, I've given them 
> safe haven in Raqqa so they could build their strength. True, I bought 
> their oil. And True, I stood down the siege of Yarmouk to let them in. 
> But I certainly don't want people knowing I did any of these things. 
> So again, I can't thank you enough for this one-line summary of ISIS 
> history:
>
>     But the responsibility for the growth of Isis lies with the West. 
>
>
> John Kerry called me his "dear friend," I would be proud if you would 
> do the same.
>
> Warmly,
>
> Bashar
>




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