Are you sure. Common sense is often wrong because it doesn't analyze. Not that I can stand Bashar el Assad but I think it remains to be seen who these rebels are. If they are harder and badder than Hezbollah I'd be careful about removing anything that might check them. Think with your head, not your glands.
Wes Craven, director of 'Scream' and 'Nightmare on Elm Street', dies 76 (Haaretz)