Bashar al Assad: ‘The future of Syria will be determined by the Syrians alone’

The following speech by Bashar al Assad was translated by, and is published with the kind permission of, Ibrahim Muhammad, Syrian Army volunteer and resident of Aleppo. You can listen to his compelling interview with Eva Bartlett here. During his meeting with heads of local councils from all Syrian provinces today, president #Bashar_Assad said : The plan to dominate the world led […]

Dispatches From Damascus Part Four: A Conversation With A Syrian Army Captian

It’s difficult to convey the absolute love and esteem the Syrian people have for their army, which is made up of, as BSNews co-ed Mike Raddie says, the sons, daughters, fathers, brothers and sisters of Syrian families. The Syrian Army IS the Syrian people! And so the very idea they would be ‘killing their own people is utterly absurd! Last night we had dinner with friends who live in Damascus and they’d invited a young Syrian Army soldier friend to join us. He is only 22. It saddened me that he’s spent his young life having to fight. And fight off an existential threat to his country. But Syrians know what awaits them if they lose.