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On 10/15/16 9:16 AM, Ron Jacobs via Marxism wrote:


"Those of us who oppose imperial war must not fall into the trap of supporting one side or the other. I say this because there is a growing tendency for those in what is considered the western Left to either side with the Syrian regime or with the rebels. In the case of those who support the former, there is a tendency to minimize and even dismiss the murderous tactics of the regime’s military and even applaud the Syrian regime in hyper nationalist terms; in the case of those who support the rebels (usually only the democratic forces in its composition), there is a strong tendency to overemphasize the brutality of the Syrian military and minimize or not even mention the brutal excesses of the rebel forces."

What brutal excesses of the rebel forces are you referring to?
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