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Critical Responses to Oz Media Reports and ‘Discussions’ on Syria

The necessity for on-going critical discussions regarding what is occurring in Syria is something must people in Australia would accept. Yet, too often the assumption behind any news report on Syria, interview or discussion is the same: ‘a brutal dictator … Continue reading

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To know Syria is to love Syria

To get the most pleasure out of viewing these 101 slides, play with them.   Enjoy.  May you love the random beauty of them and, from them, know something more of Syria. Have Syria in your heart, too.

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Complaint to the ABC in response to Peter Cave’s report on 7.30 (March 26, 2012)

Above: Images taken from Syrian TV Email to Federal and Victorian Politicians, ABC Journalists and other Interested Parties to Warn of the Dangers of Misleading and Biased Reporting on Syria, March 2012   From: Susan Dirgham Sent: Tuesday, 27 March … Continue reading

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March 2012 Updates

There have been some significant news items as well as analysis this month which has rarely made it into the mainstream Australian media. Note the recent Wikileaks cables, both significant, particularly in regard to US, UK, and French interference in … Continue reading

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To understand “Arab Spring” in Syria: Basic Reference List

Abdo al Tallawi and his two sons and nephew were killed on 17 April 2011 in Homs by ‘armed men’.  I made reference to the killings of these four people in May, 2011: http://pool.abc.net.au/media/syria-questions-must-be-asked-and-answered   They were related to a good … Continue reading

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Syria and Syrians Today and Yesterday

Below is an interaction between a Guest to my Pool page and me.  The responses remain relevant in regard to the current crisis in Syria. http://pool.abc.net.au/media/syria-questions-must-be-asked-and-answered ********************************************************************************************** Guest (not verified) said 10 months ago “Syrians are a sophisticated people.  They … Continue reading

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“If people really knew ….”

Syrians in Beit Jabri, Damascus, 2010 “If people really knew, the war would be stopped tomorrow. But of course they don’t know, and can’t know.” Lloyd George, Dec 1917        “Truth is the first casualty of war,” Aeschylus PEACE, NOT TERROR … Continue reading

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