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Assad and Saddam, Khan Sheikhoun and Halabja, 2017 and 1988

In interviews to BBC radios this morning about America’s attack on Syria, I kept calling Assad Saddam. No wonder, of course. They were fellow Ba’thists and genocidal monsters, and they both used gas on civilians. Unfortunately, the world didn’t act … Continue reading

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Events, my dear boy, events! Libya, Syria, what next

Late last week on BBC Radio Wales, my old un-met friend Peter Johnson asked whether Syria’s unspeakable hereditary president should worry over Nato’s aerial success in helping to bring down the equally unspeakable Kings of Kings of Africa.  I replied: “Ah,  events, my … Continue reading

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