There is no Wisdom in a War: “When goods cannot cross borders, armies will.” -Frédéric Bastiat

Syria’s starving hordes: In a biblical picture of suffering, crowd stretching for as far as the eye can see gathers amid the rubble of Damascus for UN food hand-outs

  • Yarmouk, the Palestinian area of Damascus has been sealed to the outside world on and off since July
  • These photographs show the first food parcel arrival in Yarmouk for months, hundreds lining in the streets
  • Yarmouk may yet again cut off from humanitarian aid following clashes in Syria’s capital, UN reports
  • Today, 175 rebel and foreign fighters were killed in a Syrian army ambush near Damascus


If you want to understand the Middle East, watch this movie:

Lawrence of Arabia



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