Syria and the Will of the People

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Syria and the Will of the People

Post by Sertorio » Thu Aug 20, 2020 9:55 am

Over 50 Syrian tribes announce unconditional support for uprising against US Coalition

BEIRUT, LEBANON (5:20 P.M.) – Over 50 Syrian tribes met in the city of Aleppo on Thursday to discuss the ongoing situation east of the Euphrates.

The tribes announced their unconditional support for the Al-Baggara and Al-Akidat tribes as they take on the U.S. Coalition and the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in the eastern region of Deir Ezzor.

The 55 tribal factions vowed to support the Al-Baggara and Al-Akidat in their defense of their land, whether by military or financial means.

The tribes and clans reaffirmed that Damascus is the capital for all Syrians, President Bashar Al-Assad is their leader, and the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) is their military.

They indicated that the Syrian people are the source of all powers, and no group or individuals thereof have the right to decide the fate of one inch of their land or to represent it in concluding agreements or understandings regarding it and said:

“The Syrian Arab Republic belongs to all Syrians, who are a permanent and continuous inheritance for all their previous and subsequent generations and throughout history. No person, class or even an entire generation has the right to dispose of any part of it.”

Lastly, they demanded that the U.S. and Turkish forces completely withdraw from all Syrian lands, without any preconditions.

The meeting was held at the Al-Shahbah Hotel in Aleppo city.

https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/ov ... coalition/
The will of the Syrian people can be expressed in various ways, one of which is through their traditional structures. The fact that 50 Syrian tribes related to the part of Syria east of the Euphrates have restated their loyalty to the Bashar al-Assad government, and their decision to expel all US troops from the country, can only reinforce Bashar al-Assad's legitimacy. Let's see how much longer the US can keep the fiction they are in Syria to protect Syrians.

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Re: Syria and the Will of the People

Post by Milo » Thu Aug 20, 2020 3:49 pm

When you're in a tribe your will is not important.

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Re: Syria and the Will of the People

Post by neverfail » Thu Aug 20, 2020 7:28 pm

As long as a civil war is being fought out the will of the people counts for nothing.

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Re: Syria and the Will of the People

Post by Sertorio » Thu Aug 20, 2020 10:23 pm

neverfail wrote:
Thu Aug 20, 2020 7:28 pm
As long as a civil war is being fought out the will of the people counts for nothing.
Bugs Bunny couldn't have said it better... ;)

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Re: Syria and the Will of the People

Post by Sertorio » Thu Aug 20, 2020 10:24 pm

Milo wrote:
Thu Aug 20, 2020 3:49 pm
When you're in a tribe your will is not important.
But when you are in a nation it is? What's the difference?...

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Re: Syria and the Will of the People

Post by neverfail » Fri Aug 21, 2020 2:24 am

Sertorio wrote:
Thu Aug 20, 2020 10:23 pm
neverfail wrote:
Thu Aug 20, 2020 7:28 pm
As long as a civil war is being fought out the will of the people counts for nothing.
Bugs Bunny couldn't have said it better... ;)
Then Bugs Bunny speaks the truth.

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Re: Syria and the Will of the People

Post by Sertorio » Fri Aug 21, 2020 2:36 am

neverfail wrote:
Fri Aug 21, 2020 2:24 am
Sertorio wrote:
Thu Aug 20, 2020 10:23 pm
neverfail wrote:
Thu Aug 20, 2020 7:28 pm
As long as a civil war is being fought out the will of the people counts for nothing.
Bugs Bunny couldn't have said it better... ;)
Then Bugs Bunny speaks the truth.
In the Looney Tunes world, he might, but not in ours. In the war between the states didn't the will of the people count for something?...

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Re: Syria and the Will of the People

Post by lzzrdgrrl » Sat Aug 22, 2020 11:40 am

I have a certain notoriety among the lesser gods........

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Re: Syria and the Will of the People

Post by neverfail » Sun Aug 23, 2020 1:12 am

Sertorio wrote:
Fri Aug 21, 2020 2:36 am

In the Looney Tunes world, he might, but not in ours. In the war between the states didn't the will of the people count for something?...
Are you seriously trying to compare the Assad hereditary dictatorship :twisted: with the Lincoln administration? :lol: :| :(

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Re: Syria and the Will of the People

Post by Sertorio » Sun Aug 23, 2020 3:16 am

neverfail wrote:
Sun Aug 23, 2020 1:12 am
Sertorio wrote:
Fri Aug 21, 2020 2:36 am

In the Looney Tunes world, he might, but not in ours. In the war between the states didn't the will of the people count for something?...
Are you seriously trying to compare the Assad hereditary dictatorship :twisted: with the Lincoln administration? :lol: :| :(
I am comparing two civil wars and the feelings of two nations in respect of those wars. The civil war in Syria - in which Syrians are increasingly on one side only - does not stop Syrians having opinions and voicing them. The fact that more than 50 Syrian tribes announced their support for Bashar al-Assad's government and their will to fight the US led coalition is a clear sign of what the majority of Syrians want. It is a form of democracy nobody has the right to ignore.

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