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Friday, December 9, 2016

There’s one key difference between the Second World War and the Syrian conflict – the rebels of Aleppo are no heroes

There’s one key difference between the Second World War and the Syrian conflict – the rebels of Aleppo are no heroes

We refer to them as ‘rebels’ – as if they were the Maquis fighting in the French resistance or Partisans freeing Yugoslavia from the Nazis or, indeed, the insurgents of Warsaw struggling for freedom from the German SS. Which they clearly are not


http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/syrian-conflict-rebels-jabhat-al-nusra-no-rebels-a7462986.html

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