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Syrian conflict explained

I​ HOPE THIS CLEARS UP ANY CONFUSION YOU MAY HAVE​


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A highly restricted briefing document on Syria....

President Assad ( who is bad ) is a nasty guy who got so nasty his people rebelled and the Rebels ( who are good ) started winning (hurrah!).

But then some of the rebels turned a bit nasty and are now called Islamic State ( who are definitely bad!) and some continued to support democracy (who are still good.)

So the Americans ( who are good ) started bombing Islamic State ( who are bad ) and giving arms to the Syrian Rebels ( who are good ) so they could fight Assad ( who is still bad ) which was good.

By the way, there is a breakaway state in the north run by the Kurds who want to fight IS ( which is a good thing ) but the Turkish authorities think they are bad, so we have to say they are bad whilst secretly thinking they're good and giving them guns to fight IS (which is good) but that is another matter.

Getting back to Syria.

So President Putin ( who is bad, cos he invaded Crimea and the Ukraine and killed lots of folks including that nice Russian man in London with polonium poisoned sushi ) has decided to back Assad ( who is still bad ) by attacking ISIS ( who are also bad ) which is sort of a good thing?

But Putin ( still bad ) thinks the Syrian Rebels ( who are good ) are also bad, and so he bombs them too, much to the annoyance of the Americans ( who are good ) who are busy backing and arming the rebels ( who are also good).

Now Iran ( who used to be bad, but now they have agreed not to build any nuclear weapons and bomb Israel are now good ) are going to provide ground troops to support Assad ( still bad ) as are the Russians ( bad ) who nowhave ground troops and aircraft in Syria.

So a Coalition of Assad ( still bad ) Putin ( extra bad ) and the Iranians ( good, but in a bad sort of way ) are going to attack IS ( who are bad ) which is a good thing, but also the Syrian Rebels ( who are good ) which is bad.

Now the British ( obviously good, except that nice Mr Corbyn in the corduroy jacket, who is probably bad ) and the Americans ( also good ) cannot attack Assad ( still bad ) for fear of upsetting Putin ( bad ) and Iran ( good /bad) and now they have to accept that Assad might not be that bad after all compared to IS ( who are super bad).

So Assad ( bad ) is now probably good, being better than IS ( but let’s face it, drinking your own wee is better than IS so no real choice there ) and since Putin and Iran are also fighting IS that may now make them Good.
America ( still Good ) will find it hard to arm a group of rebels being attacked by the Russians for fear of upsetting Mr Putin ( now good ) and that nice mad Ayatollah in Iran ( also Good ) and so they may be forced to say that the Rebels are now Bad, or at the very least abandon them to their fate. This will lead most of them to flee to Turkey and on to Europe or joinIS ( still the only constantly bad group).

To Sunni Muslims, an attack by Shia Muslims ( Assad and Iran ) backed by Russians will be seen as something of a Holy War, and the ranks of IS will now be seen by the Sunnis as the only Jihadis fighting in the Holy War and hence many Muslims will now see IS as Good ( Doh!.)

Sunni Muslims will also see the lack of action by Britain and America in support of their Sunni rebel brothers as something of a betrayal ( mmm.might have a point.) and hence we will be seen as Bad.

So now we have America ( now bad ) and Britain ( also bad ) providing limited support to Sunni Rebels ( bad ) many of whom are looking to IS (Good / bad ) for support against Assad ( now good ) who, along with Iran (also Good) and Putin ( also, now, unbelievably, Good ) are attempting to retake the country Assad used to run before all this started?

I hope that clears all this up for you.


"A day without laughter is a day wasted" - Charlie Chaplin said that

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I​ HOPE THIS CLEARS UP ANY CONFUSION YOU MAY HAVE​


(please don't shoot the messenger!!)





 
 



A highly restricted briefing document on Syria....

President Assad ( who is bad ) is a nasty guy who got so nasty his people rebelled and the Rebels ( who are good ) started winning (hurrah!).

But then some of the rebels turned a bit nasty and are now called Islamic State ( who are definitely bad!) and some continued to support democracy (who are still good.)

So the Americans ( who are good ) started bombing Islamic State ( who are bad ) and giving arms to the Syrian Rebels ( who are good ) so they could fight Assad ( who is still bad ) which was good.

By the way, there is a breakaway state in the north run by the Kurds who want to fight IS ( which is a good thing ) but the Turkish authorities think they are bad, so we have to say they are bad whilst secretly thinking they're good and giving them guns to fight IS (which is good) but that is another matter.

Getting back to Syria.

So President Putin ( who is bad, cos he invaded Crimea and the Ukraine and killed lots of folks including that nice Russian man in London with polonium poisoned sushi ) has decided to back Assad ( who is still bad ) by attacking ISIS ( who are also bad ) which is sort of a good thing?

But Putin ( still bad ) thinks the Syrian Rebels ( who are good ) are also bad, and so he bombs them too, much to the annoyance of the Americans ( who are good ) who are busy backing and arming the rebels ( who are also good).

Now Iran ( who used to be bad, but now they have agreed not to build any nuclear weapons and bomb Israel are now good ) are going to provide ground troops to support Assad ( still bad ) as are the Russians ( bad ) who nowhave ground troops and aircraft in Syria.

So a Coalition of Assad ( still bad ) Putin ( extra bad ) and the Iranians ( good, but in a bad sort of way ) are going to attack IS ( who are bad ) which is a good thing, but also the Syrian Rebels ( who are good ) which is bad.

Now the British ( obviously good, except that nice Mr Corbyn in the corduroy jacket, who is probably bad ) and the Americans ( also good ) cannot attack Assad ( still bad ) for fear of upsetting Putin ( bad ) and Iran ( good /bad) and now they have to accept that Assad might not be that bad after all compared to IS ( who are super bad).

So Assad ( bad ) is now probably good, being better than IS ( but let’s face it, drinking your own wee is better than IS so no real choice there ) and since Putin and Iran are also fighting IS that may now make them Good.
America ( still Good ) will find it hard to arm a group of rebels being attacked by the Russians for fear of upsetting Mr Putin ( now good ) and that nice mad Ayatollah in Iran ( also Good ) and so they may be forced to say that the Rebels are now Bad, or at the very least abandon them to their fate. This will lead most of them to flee to Turkey and on to Europe or joinIS ( still the only constantly bad group).

To Sunni Muslims, an attack by Shia Muslims ( Assad and Iran ) backed by Russians will be seen as something of a Holy War, and the ranks of IS will now be seen by the Sunnis as the only Jihadis fighting in the Holy War and hence many Muslims will now see IS as Good ( Doh!.)

Sunni Muslims will also see the lack of action by Britain and America in support of their Sunni rebel brothers as something of a betrayal ( mmm.might have a point.) and hence we will be seen as Bad.

So now we have America ( now bad ) and Britain ( also bad ) providing limited support to Sunni Rebels ( bad ) many of whom are looking to IS (Good / bad ) for support against Assad ( now good ) who, along with Iran (also Good) and Putin ( also, now, unbelievably, Good ) are attempting to retake the country Assad used to run before all this started?

I hope that clears all this up for you.


"A day without laughter is a day wasted" - Charlie Chaplin said that


Jeffery SNov 6, 2015 @ 10:32
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Brilliant!


 

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Brilliant!


 


Brett W, Nov 12, 2015 @ 17:56
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I see you are very confused indeed, but nice try to be funny.

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I see you are very confused indeed, but nice try to be funny.


smile2sandro, Mar 18, 2016 @ 14:58
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I see you are very confused indeed, but nice try to be funny.


Mar 18, 16 14:58

Lost your sense of humour have you ?? Come on it's Friday and the sun is shining !!

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Lost your sense of humour have you ?? Come on it's Friday and the sun is shining !!


Jeffery S, Mar 18, 2016 @ 15:41
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LaughingLaughingLaughing nice and funny said

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LaughingLaughingLaughing nice and funny said


Monika E, Mar 20, 2016 @ 17:25
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Probably the poorest written pile of cak I've ever seen, full of infactual points, where to begin...


 


I'll let the Syrian girl explain it better, if you care at all.


 


 

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Probably the poorest written pile of cak I've ever seen, full of infactual points, where to begin...


 


I'll let the Syrian girl explain it better, if you care at all.


 


 


MrEd, Oct 12, 2016 @ 18:21
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Thanks Jeffery for the clarification. Basically it's not even worth trying to understand and the main reason for that is religion followed closely by the self interest of outside powers.


 

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Thanks Jeffery for the clarification. Basically it's not even worth trying to understand and the main reason for that is religion followed closely by the self interest of outside powers.


 


Jimmy F, Nov 16, 2016 @ 22:25
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Jeffrey,having just watched a three part documentary on the history of Bashar Al- Assad's rule.What has happened to the Syrian people is tragic and criminal . The whole story was so horrific,it left me feeling pretty depressed.


 


But your little piece ( did you write that yourself????) made me smile,in a sad sort of way,as it very well sums up the way the " outside powers" decide what the narrative should be.


In the face of such craziness,If we don't laugh,MrEd,it would all simply become unbearable.

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Jeffrey,having just watched a three part documentary on the history of Bashar Al- Assad's rule.What has happened to the Syrian people is tragic and criminal . The whole story was so horrific,it left me feeling pretty depressed.


 


But your little piece ( did you write that yourself????) made me smile,in a sad sort of way,as it very well sums up the way the " outside powers" decide what the narrative should be.


In the face of such craziness,If we don't laugh,MrEd,it would all simply become unbearable.


buzzcocks, Nov 5, 2018 @ 22:19
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Sadly Buzzcocks I never wrote the piece - oh I wish I had the ability to put it so .....the fact unfortunately remains that it is a horrific state of affairs whoever is to blame.

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Sadly Buzzcocks I never wrote the piece - oh I wish I had the ability to put it so .....the fact unfortunately remains that it is a horrific state of affairs whoever is to blame.


Jeffery S, Nov 6, 2018 @ 08:29
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