Friday, September 21, 2012
Rebels offer reward on Assad as his sister reportedly left to Dubai
Syrians under 'indiscriminate' attack: The London-based rights group, which accompanied its report with video footage, said "civilians, many of them children, are the main victims of a campaign of relentless and indiscriminate attacks by the Syrian army". Amnesty said the findings were based on "first-hand field investigations carried out in the first half of September".
During that period, attacks killed "166 civilians, including 48 children and 20 women, and injured hundreds in 26 towns and villages" in the northwestern regions of Idlib, Jabal al-Zawiya and the northern Hama area. Donatella Rovera from Amnesty International told Al Jazeera that she witnessed “evidence of indiscriminate air bombardment and artillery strikes” in all of the 26 towns and villages she visited in northern Syria".
Rebels offer reward on Assad as his sister reportely left to Dubai: The number two of the Free Syrian Army Ahmed Al-Hijazi on Monday promised a reward of 25 million dollars to anyone who would deliver the rebels President Bashar al-Assad "dead or alive.""This amount will be paid by Syrian businessmen working both inside and outside the country," said the colonel without disclosing the identity of the persons in question.
Al-Hijazi also stressed that the purpose of this reward was to encourage the immediate action against President Assad. "The delivery of his head is worth much more, but this is what we have been able to collect," added Colonel. Meanwhile, there are reports about a rift between Bushra al-Assad, sister of the Syrian President and the widow of Gen. Asef Shawkat. Sources have claimed that Bushra left Syria to Dubai with her children.
Assad is going down. It is afterwards that worries me because the Arabs, Iran, The United States, Russia, and even China want to exert their interests over what is left! The Rebels top General has been saying that Syrian rebels can topple Assad without any external help. It is beginning to look like they can. I am very concerned about Hezbollah, Iran, and Russia though because they will not let it go at that and this will turn into a total middle east civil war.
In a single incident, rebels killed at least 18 soldiers in a car bomb and ground attack on a military position in Idlib province of northwest Syria, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. Speaking of the assault in Idlib, Observatory head Rami Abdel Rahman said, “There were 70 to 100 soldiers there when the attack occurred” in the town of Saraqeb.
I remember saying a year ago that the Syrian protesters are the bravest in the world as they know they at the least are facing dedicated Syrian and Iranian Revolutionary Guard killers and now we find out we were right on and then some. I know the protesters vowed not to be deterred stating they will break the Government period but there is no way. The Syrian Government will kill and arrest who they have too. Iran will accept nothing less!
I remember the Syrian opposition saying that they would not stop and would ultimately defeat the Government saying Democratic transition would safeguard Syria from violence. As outsiders looking in we know nothing could be further from the truth. People are being imprisoned and murdered and I can not see that stopping until the Democracy movement is crushed. Supposedly this expected situation is begging for us to get involved but we damn well better not. Unless that is going to war with Iran is the goal.
I remember saying from day one that it would take almost the whole military to defect before they would have a chance and now that we know how involved Russia, Iran and Hezbollah are in the slaughtering that is going on around the country that is beginning to look like the beginning of their fight.
You have to be very concerned about what is happening in Syria especially. Russia, China, and Iran are not going to allow Syria to fall to Democracy. What we saw after the voter fraud in Iran was mild compared to what the IRG will do if this movement spreads to Iran. I really wish Bashar would step down but Iran is the elephant in the room any way you look at it. The total middle east breakdown we have written about numerous times is well under way. We can only hope we keep it from erupting into WW3.
In closing: You know Putin just got himself reelected as President, he did this so he could be at the helm of Russia as he like me knows 100% that world war is our future. He plans on marshaling China who is rapidly building a more formidable military and whoever he can to take on US hegemony.Russia watched helplessly as we had our way in Libya. Putin blames what is happening in Syria on our interference and Libya for training the protesters to fight against Bashar Al-Assad.
Putin is going to do everything possible to keep us from helping the Syrian people and I really feel for them. I do not see this going down the way Libya did and Iran and Russia are going to make sure it does not. I am afraid the Syrian people are going to be sacrificed, sacrificed in what is merely an opening salvo in this the wars for future dominance. I heard that Russia is gathering forces to go into Iran via Armenia for a quick strike through Georgia. We have a showdown setting up that looks disastrous for the worlds future. It will be a miracle if we can keep this from turning into WW3!