The SNC, which claims to be leading the uprising from outside Syria, is battling between leading an opposition movement against Assad’s authoritarian grip and gaining credibility among its civilian population and the Western world.
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Today we are able to sit with our laptops and tablets and watch the horrors of a regime slaughtering its own people. But despicable as this inaction is, posting filmed clips on YouTube has become one of the only viable means for the Syrian people to call out for help.
Currently, the world’s geostrategic center is shifting northward, and few of us are paying attention.
For all their operational brilliance, American military planners develop some truly awful codenames; Operation Odyssey Dawn is only the latest in a string of nomenclatural disasters. In reality, of course, the names are assigned semi-randomly with the help of a computer, but that’s besides the point. The haphazard naming of the war in Libya is an embarrassing, if appropriate, reflection [...]