The title of the article is "Syria is no different than Hamas or Hezbollah". Is that a good choice of words? Is the purpose to delegitimize Syria (as a country) or to legitimize Hamas and Hezbollah (as aspiring factions). If you were talking to small children that language might be ok.
U.S., allies conduct 1 air strike in Syria and 11 in Iraq against ISIS militants (Reuters)
from the article: Syria is no different from Hamas or Hezbollah