dinsdag 16 februari 2016

"Autocracy" Vs. "Democracy": Stunning Before And After Pictures Of Syria's Largest City

"Yes we can"... destroy the entire Middle East...on behalf of the Vatican....

As we documented last autumn in “Syria Showdown: Russia, Iran Rally Forces, US Rearms Rebels As ‘Promised’ Battle For Aleppo Begins,” Syria’s largest city has been among the hardest hit of the country’s urban centers over the course of the last five years.
Newsweek documented the destruction in a series of stark and profoundly indelible images in 2012, perhaps the most striking of which was this:


Recapturing the city is critical to restoring Bashar al-Assad’s grip on power.
If Aleppo is liberated, the rebellion will be all but crushed. The Alawite government would once again control the country’s urban backbone in the west and, more importantly from a big picture perspective, Iran would have scored a major victory in the effort to preserve the Shiite crescent not to mention its supply lines to Hezbollah

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