Just as the Obama Administration is demanding Assad give up chemical weapons they are arming the other side of the Syrian Civil War. Not surprisingly the Assad government is furious and demanding that the US stop giving weapons to people trying to kill them if they want their cooperation. Seems like a pretty reasonable request.
|By: DSWright Friday September 13, 2013 6:35 am|
|By: GREYDOG Wednesday August 14, 2013 7:12 pm|
Representative democracies and autocratic dictatorships respond to profound internal crises in very distinctive ways: the former attempts to reason with citizens, explaining the causes, consequences and alternatives; dictatorships attempt to terrorize, intimidate and distract the public by evoking bogus external threats, to perpetuate and justify rule by police state methods and avoid facing up to the self-inflicted crises.