[Marxism] Fwd: bellingcat - Examining the Turkish Sarin “Recipe”

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Sun Nov 1 08:48:08 MST 2015

On 11/1/15 10:02 AM, Mark Richey wrote:
> Abu Muhamed al-Jolani, head pf Syria's al-Qaida affilate al-Nusra
> front, one of the largest groups fighting in Syria, pledged that
> armed groups would 'hurl hundreds of rockets' dail at villages
> inhabited by the Alawite minority, the sect from which Bashar
> al-Assad hails.  Jolani said he would pay '3 million euros", US #3.4
> million, for anyone who can kill al-Assad and end his story.'

That's all true but socialists who are in solidarity with the Syrian 
revolution back the Kurds and/or the FSA. If the Internet existed in the 
1930s, people with our outlook would be supporting the anarchists, the 
POUM, and/or the Trotskyist party in Spain against Franco--the 
forerunner of Assad's murderous air war (check Picasso's "Guernica" to 
get a handle on what obviously inspired Putin in Chechnya and Assad in 
Douma where 70 people were just killed and 550 wounded.) What's weird is 
that the Baathist amen corner, including you, has fallen in love with 
someone who combines the worst aspects of both Stalin and Franco: Bashar 

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