The death of Dr Abbas Khan shows how Syria’s President Assad shares power with ruthless and erratic henchmen

The death of Dr Abbas Khan shows how Syria’s President Assad shares power with ruthless and erratic henchmen – The Independent.

At this stage, #Assad won’t give a second thought to killing the Queen, not just a doctor, because he has created a mess in which no Western country would contemplate intervening. The moment Obama backed down on the strike, Syria was effectively given to the wolves.

Heretical Odds & Sacrificial Ends!

So, all tests came back negative, and the two more scheduled for the future appear to be too routine to warrant fretting about. I remain both ulcer-free and cancer-free.I am more gnawed by angst than by disease, it seems, and my symptoms, no matter how painful and bloody, continue to be mostly psychosomatic. No one dies of that, no one dies of hemorrhoids, and no one dies of gastritis. And I am no longer too young for any of these things, but I am getting too old to think that I can still afford to ignore them. Continue reading “Heretical Odds & Sacrificial Ends!”

The Petulant Lot & their Not So Petty Challenge!

Syrian officials did not show any sign of real remorse for the failure of their security apparatuses to protect the Danish Embassy from vandals. On the contrary, they were defiant: it is the Danes who should apologize for even criticizing the arson of their embassy. For by doing so, they failed to appreciate the real efforts of the security people who took quite a beating for trying to protect the embassy of the infidels. Continue reading “The Petulant Lot & their Not So Petty Challenge!”