July 7th, 2011 12:03 pm    Comments Off on Let’s Talk Turkey

Let’s Talk Turkey

Once the Near East’s shining star; beloved by all, even “dhimmis” like the undersigned.  Viewed by the Arabs and Iranians as a kind of Garibaldi, sweeping out of the hills to force unity upon all; Sunnis and Shi’is included.  Defender of the Egyptian Revolution. Enemy of the evil Qaddhafi. Friend to the Palestinians. Righter of Wrongs. …

July 6th, 2011 01:46 pm    Comments Off on It is now bad news for Hama

It is now bad news for Hama

Only traitors to Syria would continue to ratchet up the violence despite government guarantees of non-inervention in farcical demonstrations on condition that they do not target property and possessions.  The city of Hama, which I know quite well, having visited it on numerous occasions, is a virulent cesspool of pro-salafist and takfiri sympathy.  The city bulges, really, with a religious weight…

July 5th, 2011 01:35 pm    Comments Off on Hama and no news is good news

Hama and no news is good news

They say Hama erupted last weekend in large demonstrations demanding change in government.  Well! Dr. Assad discharged the major, a Mr. Abdel-Aziz, who did not have the perspicacity to put in place sufficient deterrents.  His replacement has not been announced yet in the major news outlets.  I hope he’s going to be the former mayor, Muhammad…

June 30th, 2011 01:35 pm    Comments Off on INTERNATIONAL HYPOCRITE OF THE YEAR AWARD

INTERNATIONAL HYPOCRITE OF THE YEAR AWARD

June 30, 2011, Dearborn, MichiganIt is with great honor that I announce the creation of our blogsite’s new annual award for international hypocrisy.  It is called the Syrian Perspective’s INTERNATIONAL HYPOCRITE OF THE YEAR AWARD FOR 2011.  After having declared orally our intention to so bestow such a trophy on some exceptional hypocrite, calls started to come…

June 29th, 2011 01:47 pm    Comments Off on Ignorant and fat Syrian asylum-seekers

Ignorant and fat Syrian asylum-seekers

Oh, will the saints protect us from Liam Stack’s jeremiads concerning those overfed Syrian asylum-seekers near or beyond the northern border?  That they come from some of Syria’s most ignorant towns with the most virulent form of bigotry in the country cannot be doubted.   Anyone who has been to Jisr Al-Shughour, as I have on many occasions,…