[Marxism] When Aleppo Falls, Will International Humanitarian Law Still Be Relevant?

MM marxmail00 at gmail.com
Fri Oct 7 07:43:50 MDT 2016


> On Oct 7, 2016, at 7:49 AM, Louis Proyect via Marxism <marxism at lists.csbs.utah.edu> wrote:
> 
> While Franklin Lamb's article does not quite put Assad on trial, there is little doubt that the war crimes identified in the article are clearly tied to his dictatorship. Since Lamb has been his apologist in the past, this takes on some significance.

This stands out: "With respect to Syria, none of the major players in the complex conflict — Russia, the United States, Iran and Saudi Arabia….”

So, just for the record, Lamb sees neither the Syrian government nor the Syrian people as a "major player" in the “complex” Syrian conflict. Got it.


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