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Kal Korff

Syrias Assad Regime Under Siege, Army Joins Civilians


by Kal K. Korff
Internationally Syndicated Copyright 2011 by Kal K. Korff - ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

The brutal regime of Syrian dictator Bashir Assad is now under siege by thousands of former military personnel who are finally rising up and taking action, joining existing civilian opposition forces by opening up a second front against the government by launching attacks. On Wednesday, the Free Syrian Army, a coalition of opposition forces trained and supported by Turkey, the USA, Great Britain, France, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and other Gulf countries, fired rockets and heavy machine guns at the regimes Harasta security complex, attacking the military base from three directions. Syrias Air Force Intelligence unit is headquartered there, run by Assads brother, Maher, who has been responsible for coordinating and carrying out the most brutal of the mass murders of Syrian civilians since the eight month old uprisings began. For the past few months, over 10,000 Syrian soldiers have been living in a safe haven just across the Syrian border in Hatay, Turkey, being trained and armed for action against the regime. The attack undertaken against Syrias AFI is significant for both strategic, tactical and symbolic reasons. Not only does it strike at the heart of the regime, it also comes on the heels of several other successful operations conducted during the last few days in the towns of Douma, Hamuriya and Zamalke, where dozens of Syrian soldiers were killed. We pay tribute to our brothers, the rebel heroes, and may God bless your hands for your dawn operation targeting the intelligence building in Harasta, a spokesman for the Khaled ibn Walid Brigade of the FSA headquartered in Homs, said in a statement issued

to the media. Homs has seen the most savage repressions since the uprisings began, with imported snipers from Iran indiscriminately firing at everyone from pregnant women to journalists. The Syrian National Council (SNC), a coalition of groups now based in Turkey just across its border with Syria, has said that their Commander, Riad Assad (no relation to the dictator), has secretly returned to Syria and is overseeing the new wave of military insurgency operations against the regime. The day before the attack against Syrias AFI military base in Harasta, the FSA successfully ambushed Assads soldiers in Deraa, killing 34 of them. Saudi Arabia, which is one of the key backers seeking to oust Assads government, has indicated that they will take the case against him for crimes against humanity to the United Nations Security Council. Jordans King Abdullah has publicly called for Assad to step down, in addition to the United States. The UN estimates that over 4,000 people have been murdered since the peaceful protests began in earnest eight months ago, with over 25,000 Syrians being imprisoned and tortured. 1.0v1 Nov 19, 2011 Kal K. Korff is an officially accredited internationally known author, columnist and investigative journalist. Kal writes about international affairs, politics, terrorism, military affairs, travel, science, technology, computing, business, lifestyle issues and exposes the myths of CONspiracy nuts, haters, extremists and the so-called paranormal.

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Syrias Assad regime under siege, army joins civilians

Copyright 2011 by Kal K. Korff - ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. No part of this content may be reproduced in any form nor by any means without the express, written consent of Kal Korff. Fair use, does NOT apply. By reading this document, you willingly agree to be legally bound by its terms and conditions. Violators of this policy will have a felony DMCA Copyright infringement notice filed against them with law enforcement. First time offenders may be fined up to $500,000, imprisoned for five years, or both. For repeat offenders, the maximum penalty increases to a fine of $1,000,000, imprisonment for up to ten years, or both. This is a DMCA protected document, illegal copying and/or reproduction of its contents are tracked on the Internet and reported to law enforcement for felony prosecution.