[Debate] At least Russia Believes Foreign-Funded NGOs are Agents of Western Imperialism!
Kate Doyle Griffiths-Dingani
kategrif at gmail.com
Fri Jul 6 16:19:55 BST 2012
i think we can take that as a yes
On Fri, Jul 6, 2012 at 11:15 AM, Yoshie Furuhashi <
critical.montages at gmail.com> wrote:
> There are Syrians available for interview if the Orwellian Left are
> interested in finding real Syrian supporters of Assad. But
> interviewing them won't do, since doing so just might humanize them
> and discourage the Orwellian Left from giving "material support" to
> those who are killing them. Besides, there is a more urgent task for
> the Orwellian Left: lobby for stinger missiles for freedom fighters
> like the good old says.
> On Fri, Jul 6, 2012 at 11:08 AM, Doug Henwood <dhenwood at panix.com> wrote:
> > On Jul 6, 2012, at 11:00 AM, Yoshie Furuhashi wrote:
> >> For the Orwellian Left, too, such are perfectly legitimate weapons of
> >> "democratic revolution": <http://www.thenorthstar.info/?p=1097>.
> > Where we read:
> >> Our first duty in the West is to do whatever we can to aid, abet, and
> provide material support for our Syrian brothers’ and sisters’ fight
> against the Assad regime. Our main enemy is at home in the West, but theirs
> is not. Washington, D.C. is not sending death squads door-to-door to
> execute women and children, the regime in Damascus is; the Pentagon is not
> shelling civilian targets and killing journalists in Homs, the regime in
> Damascus is. Their main enemy is at home, just as ours is.
> > which isn't the same as your characterization of the position, but
> what's new?
> > But just once would you say what you stand for? If you had the nerve to
> say you support Assad, because he's the best Syria could do or because he's
> really groovy or whatever, this all wouldn't be quite as tiresome. Instead,
> you just perseverate with the unamusing irony and innuendo.
> > Doug
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