Vladimir Putin’s unwavering support for the Assad regime in Syria is best explained by his dread of fracturing states and Sunni Islamism — fears he confronted most directly while brutally suppressing Chechnya’s attempted secession from Russia.
Because abuse of power reveals the true face of ‘authority’
Because “US drone strike policies cause considerable and under-accounted-for harm to the daily lives of ordinary civilians, beyond death and physical injury.” - Stanford/NYU Report conclusion
Because Assad shuts down all internet in Syria
Because deadly blasts in Iraq is just another day at the office
Joke is on the 7 billion.