Teach-In Explodes Myths about Syrian Revolution
A curious agreement of some sections on the Left and much of the Right has put the Syrian uprising against the Assad regime into the graveyard. Supposedly
the revolt failed and that the rebels are all mad al-Qaeda branches and wannabees. Without minimising the danger to the uprising by the two counter-revolutionary
forces (Assad and takfiri), speakers at the forum presented a different picture.
Here's an article about the Nov. 17 New York City event at NYU.
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