The Syrian army is rapidly closing in on the rebels who are in control of the city, leaving a narrow corridor through which civilians are escaping on foot; Russian and Iranian support are tipping the balance in Assad's favor.01:04 06.02.16 | 1 comments
to exercise their R2P. We may not know what intentions the members of the JA had in their minds with an eye toward various contingencies. It had been said long bofore that "the rest would not go away." Of course, "acceptance" was a smart tactic. Did the new state in formation not actually agree with King Abdullah to partition the proposed Arab state?