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Syrian leader Assad said to be isolated
fearful as regime faces collapse

Washington Post, by Joby Warrick and Colum Lynch

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Posted By:Oblio, 12/29/2012 9:24:51 AM

His official portrait still refers to Bashar al-Assad as “The Hope” of the Syrian nation, but signs are increasing that the man who presides over Syria’s embattled government has little of it left for himself. Accounts of conditions inside the Syrian regime in recent days have shed new light on the psychological toll of the nearly two-year-old civil war on Assad, depicting the Syrian leader as isolated and fearful as his regime appears to be on the verge of crumbling around him.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Pearson365, 12/29/2012 9:34:47 AM     (No. 9088501)

In 18 to 24 months, WaPo article may read:


His official portrait still refers to Barack Hussein Obama as “The Hope” of a divided nation, but signs are increasing that the man who presides over the US´s bankrupt federal government has little of it left for himself. Accounts of conditions inside the Obama regime in recent days have shed new light on the psychological toll of the nearly two-year-old civil war on Obama´s policies, spending and corruption, depicting the Hawaiian born leader as isolated and fearful as his regime appears to be on the verge of crumbling around him.


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Reply 2 - Posted by: stablemoney, 12/29/2012 9:35:04 AM     (No. 9088502)

The Syrian regime has been said to be on the verge of collapse for 2 years now. Making it up and lying has not done much for the WaPo´s credibility or reputation.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: LouD, 12/29/2012 10:03:06 AM     (No. 9088540)

Let it crumble if it must, but not with our help. Libya and Egypt are good examples of why we should not get involved. Isn´t this administration´s running weapons to Syrian rebels more than enough?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Udanja99, 12/29/2012 10:03:10 AM     (No. 9088541)

So let it be spoken, so let it be done, #1.

( Sounds a bit like Captain Pickard, doesn´t it? )

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Reply 5 - Posted by: ruready?, 12/29/2012 10:09:37 AM     (No. 9088546)

Better for Muslims to fight one another than to join forces and attack Israel. Maybe Pelosi and Kerry need to call up Assad and give him some encouragement.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: GO3, 12/29/2012 10:41:15 AM     (No. 9088583)

Agree w/#2. Another regime propaganda piece.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: strike3, 12/29/2012 11:21:33 AM     (No. 9088637)

When Assad is finally captured, may his subjects treat him as he treated them. No easy hanging like Saddam enjoyed.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: mikeman, 12/29/2012 11:41:34 AM     (No. 9088671)

Since this is in the Wash Post, its probably fiction. The msm, especially nbc, nyt and wash post are merely organs for the democrat party.

I suggest double checking their football scores, just in case they allowed politics to influence their reporting.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: harper, 12/29/2012 5:42:19 PM     (No. 9089097)

--Yawn-- well, muzzies will do what muzzies like to do and perhaps in time one despotic, failed and evil regime will be followed by yet another despotic, failed and evil regime as these are the ways of the 7th century.

Not worth the life of one Crusader.

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