Thursday, January 02, 2014

Palestinians are Starving to Death in Syria

Catastrophe Caused by Civil War

Zvi Bar'el reports: 

The fears of the Druze, the hardships of the Palestinians and Christians, and the isolationism of the Kurds has made them partners with a common fate in at least one regard: All of them are willing to fight against the Islamist organizations more than they are willing to fight against Assad.

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In related news, Raja Abdulrahim and Ken Dilanian report:

A sophisticated recruiting campaign conducted openly on social media, including Twitter, Facebook and YouTube, seems to have played a large role in drawing the estimated thousands of foreign fighters who have come to Syria to fight for two Al Qaeda-linked rebel factions, Al Nusra Front and the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, and other Sunni Islamist groups.

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