At first, it looked like an ordinary dictator’s response to a little criticism and a comparatively polite people’s request for a little consideration and power, but in 2011, what looked like a civil war masked the deeper, more prolonged, and vicious desire to sustain medieval absolute power — the power of the tyrant — against the entire Christian, humanist, and liberal experience and political philosophy of the western world.
Are there to be no differences between property and persons?
Are such malign narcissistic personalities, uniquely limited in conscience and that mysterious thing we call heart, to be given free reign to assert themselves as powerful primarily with false flag theater (e.g, “Moscow Apartment Bombings“, “Assad v The Terrorists”) followed by an expressed cruelty and sadism in power that encounters neither boundaries nor limits?
Know thy tyrants.
This east-west conflict between thieving barbarians and the just nobility of western civilization has been brewing in the post-WWII region in time, and the world that won’t massacre refugees is being drawn into the vortex.
This morning, Americans were vilifying a policeman who stood outside a school in Florida while a mass killing was taking place within.
Should he not have acted?
Perhaps we should now ask about the nations watching from similar sidelines the horror on continuous display in Syria: where has been their courage, humanity, and resolve as Russian and Syrian air power directly bombed nearly two dozen hospitals and other medical facilities in the vicinity of East Ghouta, Syria?
Alsaafin, Linah and Zouhir Al Shimale. “‘Survive or die together’: More than 400 killed in Eastern Ghouta.” Al Jazeera, February 7, 2018.
Chulov, Martin. “Medical crisis in east Ghouta as hospitals ‘systematically targeted'”. The Guardian, February 23, 2018.
Khadder, Kareem. “Ghouta residents now face being burned out of their destroyed homes.” CNN, February 23, 2018.
Williams, Sara Elizabeth. “UN poised to vote on ceasefire to end deadly bombing in Syria’s Ghouta.” The Telegraph, February 24, 2018.