Syria's Assad uses truce as latest weapon against rebels

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In the lead-up to the so-called Geneva II peace conference this week, the Syrian government has quietly pursued a campaign of truce-making with opposition-held communities in and around Damascus that could further weaken the opposition movement and bolster President Bashar Assad's global standing.
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1 - 7 of 7 Comments Last updated Jan 20, 2014
Syrian

Waterford, CT

#1 Jan 20, 2014
Since when is a truce a "weapon"?
mxlplx

Burlington, VT

#2 Jan 20, 2014
Only in the minds of neocon/neolib globalists, ridden with the fear of losing control.
Syrian

Waterford, CT

#3 Jan 20, 2014
mxlplx wrote:
Only in the minds of neocon/neolib globalists, ridden with the fear of losing control.
LOL! Good point.
Oliver Cromwell

Burnley, UK

#4 Jan 20, 2014
Only in the minds of neocon/neolib globalists, ridden with the fear of losing control Their minds are deseased.
mxlplx

Burlington, VT

#5 Jan 20, 2014
It's the 'king of the hill' syndrome wrapped up in a reverse sisyphean saga. Destined to tiptoe nervously on the slippery slope for eternity.
yep

Toronto, Canada

#6 Jan 20, 2014
Syrian wrote:
Since when is a truce a "weapon"?
Remember Ruskis and Nazis truce? Hitler used it to attack others without worrying about Ruskis. It can be used as a weapon if you are as smart as a fox.
Syrian

Waterford, CT

#7 Jan 20, 2014
mxlplx wrote:
It's the 'king of the hill' syndrome wrapped up in a reverse sisyphean saga. Destined to tiptoe nervously on the slippery slope for eternity.
LOL!!!

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