Archive for September 3rd, 2011


Now That Syria Has A Transitional Council—What Will NATO Do?

By Baher Kamal | Human Wrongs Watch

Syrian opposition figures and groups claiming that they represent most opposition movements to Bashar Al Assad dictatorial regime, have formed in Turkey a National Transition Council, chaired by Burhan Ghalioun, a Syrian-French academic teaching at the Sorbonne University in Paris.

Shall the UN Security Council –acting once more as a World Military Junta decreeing wars and bombings– dispatch the NATO also to Syria? Will French president Nicolas Sarkozy extend the Élysée red carpet for the Syrian NTC so as to add Syria to his list of “liberated” countries, after Sierra Leone and Libya? After all, Syria was under French mandate and control since 1920 until its independence in 1946.

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So far, the Syrian NTC chairman stated on September 3rd, that a road map for the structure and composition of the NTC will be officially announced soon, so that it can “lead the political action, regulate the revolution relations inside and outside Syria, and contribute to crucial decisions.”

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