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Drums of War on Syria Getting Louder

"The Revolutionaries of Manbij" - Aleppo. Photo by dona bozzi. Copyright Demotix, July 23, 2013.

“The Revolutionaries of Manbij” in Aleppo, Syria. Photo by Dona Bozzi. Copyright Demotix, July 23, 2013.

The drums of war are getting louder as US lawmakers prepare to vote on a “punitive” bombing campaign on Syria. Online, everyone has become an overnight expert on Syria.

Palestinian Iyad El-Baghdadi notes:

Syrian Mohja Khaf says she is against the war. She reasons:

And she adds:

Kahf reminds us:

And Syrian Amal Hanano adds:

Syrian Maysaloon is surprised with the double standards applied by different countries:

And Dima Khatib adds [ar]:

Just because someone doesn't trust the Americans doesn't mean he is siding with the Assad regime. Stop exercising intellectual terrorism and obliterating others in the name of fighting for freedom

According to Michael Hanna, a war on Syria could last for years:

From Bahrain, writer Ali Al Saeed tweets:

In an earlier tweet, he wonders:

In Amman, the capital of Jordan, Ali Dahmash, witnessed an anti-war demonstration outside the US Embassy:

Commentator Marc Lynch adds:

While UAE commentator Sultan Al Qassemi asks:

And it's fine to be confused, says Ms. Entropy, from Egypt:

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