The despot of Damascus

25 Jul

Warning. This post contains heavy irony. Read with caution. That Bashar al-Assad is a brutal thug, loathed and feared by the overwhelming majority of the Syrian people, is beyond dispute. Not just right-wing Western Media but many on the far … Read More »

Homs today

6 May

Yesterday to be precise. Bowed down under the yoke of Bashar the Brutal, a subdued people – Alawite, Catholic, Druze, Maronite, Orthodox, Shia and Sunni – lament the departure of the Moderate Islamists of David Cameron’s imagination, and Isis reality.