17 December 2016

"The subjugation of eastern Aleppo by Bashar al-Assad, the Syrian president, has shown the effectiveness of violence and the reluctance of other countries to step in."

How I would put it:  it has shown the political effectiveness of having a beautiful British-born wife  to sanitize your genocidal policies and the rank incompetence of proxy "moderate rebel" military forces -- who are only distinguishable from Islamic State militias by the fact that certain foreign policy poobahs, through moral telepathy, have pronounced them good.

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