Comments on: Winter descends on the Arab spring http://blogs.reuters.com/john-lloyd/2011/10/28/winter-descends-on-the-arab-spring/ Wed, 13 Apr 2016 01:13:45 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: earthcrisis http://blogs.reuters.com/john-lloyd/2011/10/28/winter-descends-on-the-arab-spring/#comment-34 Sun, 06 Nov 2011 13:39:16 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/john-lloyd/?p=15#comment-34 The Arabs are brutal when it comes to sectarian revenge,they are savages when it comes to religious strife..take the Lebanese people for example,they are supposedly one of the more civilized and socially advanced in the region but they could not save their country from A civil war in which they slaughtered each other along sectarian and religious lines,the same will happen here if outsiders decide to use force to remove Alasad..so far,it looks like the outside players don’t have Syria’s welfare in mind,other words they will destroy the country to achieve their goal,even though most of the population is not interested in the use of force to change things.

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By: changeling http://blogs.reuters.com/john-lloyd/2011/10/28/winter-descends-on-the-arab-spring/#comment-20 Sun, 30 Oct 2011 01:56:34 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/john-lloyd/?p=15#comment-20 The “fear of the the unknown” approach to foreign affairs this author ascribes to benefits no one. His commentary also carries a strong scent of muslimophobia. Biased observations like this have little constructive value.

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By: edgyinchina http://blogs.reuters.com/john-lloyd/2011/10/28/winter-descends-on-the-arab-spring/#comment-17 Sat, 29 Oct 2011 03:05:22 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/john-lloyd/?p=15#comment-17 Well written… and it can be applied to many movements across the globe… even those in NYC, and in Oakland.
“The spoils go to the resolute, the patient, who know what they are pursuing and how to achieve it…the young activists who first rush onto the streets tend to lose out in the skirmishes that follow…the usual condition of a revolutionary is to be tossed aside.”

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