Peace Homs
Syrian Rebels Evacuate the "Capital of the Revolution"
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  • Pete

    ““The rest of the world failed us,” ..”

    An astounding statement.

    • gabrielsyme

      One also wonders what the hell the BBC is doing describing one of the opposition fighters as an “activist”.

  • gabrielsyme

    [T]he tactic of… “surrender or starve”

    It’s hardly a new tactic. This has been one of the fundamental dynamics of siege warfare for as long as mankind has used fortifications. There really can be no right to hold a position when you can’t secure supplies.

    • Jim__L

      This makes Urbanism itself utterly unsustainable.

      Surprise, surprise.

      • gabrielsyme

        Well, most urban locations are not under seige in a war zone, so urbanism probably still has a viable niche.

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