When Your Back Is Against The Wall, Fight Back Any Way You Can


The carnage in Syria that has been going on for several years now is not the first time that the country has faced attacks on its independence by foreign powers.  In the 1980s, the nation faced similar existential challenges.  And in many cases, Syria’s enemies then were the same ones who now conspire to turn it into a tool for regional interests.

In the early 1980s, things looked very, very grim for Syrian president Hafez al-Asad.

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