If Syrian President Assad falls

It's safe to say that we will never see an alliance between Israel and al-Qaeda. Yet Syria's government-controlled media hint that this evil alliance exists as they grasp at any explanation, however implausible, that might discredit the anti-government protests that have shaken the Baath Party's half-century grip on power.

Gwynne Dyer
Published: Wednesday, 04/27/2011 12:00 am EDT

It's safe to say that we will never see an alliance between Israel and al-Qaeda. Yet Syria's government-controlled media hint that this evil alliance exists as they grasp at any explanation, however implausible, that might discredit the anti-government protests that have shaken the Baath Party's half-century grip on power.

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