Syria and Iran have never had good press in the west. At least not since the Shah was overthrown. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Karma Chameleon
    • 09.02.12 | 20:08 (IST)

    UIntil recently Israel was the nation that had killed the greatest number of civilians (2006 - 2010 Israel killed 2500+ civilians confirmed dead) Before that, America had the lead. Both Israel and America managed thier kills without overmuch international hubub or talk of a military intervention. When Iran and Syria had their turn at bat, it suddenly became an international crisis. We are not sure of the actual body count in Syria but the anti-Assad forces are providing the numbers used by the western media. The media panders to their audience. This is a necessary evil as they have bills to pay and they need customers. My point is that there may be too much panic over the civilians dead at Syria's hands and not enough panic over the civilians dead by Israel's and America's hands. The panic is media driven and the media serves their audience. There are a lkot of factors at play here and not just Assad.

    from the article: Assad forces mull use of chemical weapons in Homs, opposition says
    First published 17:20 09.02.12 | Last updated 17:20 09.02.12
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