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Ruins of Syria in photos

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People visiting the ruined street in the city of Deir al-Zor, Syria, March 3, 2013. (© Reuters / Khalil Ashawi)



A member of the free Syrian army sits on a sofa in the middle of a street littered with garbage in Deir al-Zor, Syria, 2 April 2013. (© Reuters / Khalil Ashawi)



Damaged buildings in Homs, Syria, February 2 2013. (© Reuters / Yazen Homsy)



Destroyed neighborhoods of the city of Deir al-Zor, 16 February, February 2013. (© Zac Baillie / AFP / Getty Images)



A woman in a headscarf depicting the Syrian flag walks in ruined places in Deir al-Zor, March 3 2013. (© Reuters / Khalil Ashawi)



Ruined mosque in the eastern city of Deir al-Zor, February 16 2013. (© Reuters / Khalil Ashawi)



People walk down the ruined street of Deir el-Zor, 12 March, 2013. (© Reuters / Muhammad Younis / Shaam News Network)



Destroyed buildings and streets filled with trash in Homs, February 19 2013. (© REUTERS / Khaled Tellawi / Shaam News Network)



Homs, February 19 2013 of the year. (© REUTERS / Khaled Tellawi / Shaam News Network)



View of the destroyed buildings on Abu al-Khol Street, Homs, February 2 2013. (© Reuters / Yazen Homsy)



Burnt and damaged buildings in the Sheikh Maksoud area in Aleppo, 3 on April 2013. (© Reuters / George Ourfalian)
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  1. Professor
    Professor April 10 2013 08: 24
    18
    The country is thrown back 20-30 years and the final is not yet visible. Annoyingly. sad
    1. Greyfox
      Greyfox April 11 2013 08: 53
      11
      Professor, explain to me why Israel is helping those who are trying to overthrow Assad? Do Israelis think that it will be easier to agree with medieval thugs than with a sane person?
      1. Denis_SF
        Denis_SF April 11 2013 09: 43
        +3
        America needs a war and it provokes it. World War. The only point where it is possible is the Middle East. Probably, in the nineties it was planned to pit Russia and China - but now this plan is not feasible for a number of reasons. Neither Russia nor China needs such a war, they trade well with each other, and China invests more in Africa and Asia because it considers these regions more promising for themselves. Neither China nor Russia will become war detonators.
        Most likely - the true meaning of the Arab spring is to provoke the creation of an Islamic caliphate, the radicalization of the entire East and a nuclear war with Israel. Only here - all events fit perfectly into a chain of causal relationships.
        So: Israel. A small but active and strong country with its own nuclear weapons. With an extremely low threshold for responding to crisis situations, capable of using force first and force disproportionate threat. Able to save a war with neighbors for the sake of saving one or two soldiers. The country is a bone in the throat of all Islamists who - no need to be deceived - were and are enemies of America. America never forgave anything. It’s just that for a number of reasons it cannot deliver a nuclear strike itself. But this may well Israel. Simple - you need to create an enemy for him.
        The first act of the drama is to create a continuous ring of aggressive and hostile countries around Israel. That is what we are observing now. The key components of Israel’s security system are peace agreements with Egypt in the south and Syria with Jordan in the north. In order to destroy the system of agreements of Israel - the United States went on unprecedented measures. The extradition of Egypt to Islamic fundamentalists is comparable to the extradition to Hitler of Czechoslovakia. It’s not just in a matter of years - in a matter of months that a fundamentalist state is able to form, comparable in degree of radicalism to Saudi Arabia - but without oil and, accordingly, impoverished like a church rat. A little further - Libya, the laboratory of guerrilla warfare and terrorism. Now - we see how the ending of this drama is played out - the secular dictatorship of Asadov is being deliberately destroyed so that the state of Islamic radicals will also replace it. In Syria - it is full of refugees from Iraq, former special services of Saddam. And now - according to some accounts, special forces of the new Iraqi army, trained by the Americans, are fighting there. US military aircraft - militants are being delivered to the region. After the fall of Assad - Israel will be in the ring.
        At this stage, the interests of the monarchies of the Gulf and the United States coincide almost one hundred percent. It is beneficial for the Gulf monarchies to destroy a rival project - secular pan-Arabism and it is beneficial to destroy Israel, but to destroy it with the wrong hands. Americans - need to create an enemy against which Israel will be forced to use weapons of mass destruction.
        1. Pimply
          Pimply April 11 2013 13: 10
          -8
          America didn’t need these revolutions. The main interest here is among the Sunnis from Qatar and Saudi Arabia.
          1. Denis_SF
            Denis_SF April 11 2013 14: 41
            +6
            America doesn't need revolutions; America needs war. The United States has already saved its economy twice and regained its leadership status through the war! Who are the main allies of the Saudis and Qatar? Who in these countries "calls the tune"? Who are their main arms suppliers? Another thing is that everything goes through them. Your opinion is not very far-sighted, I would even say shortsightedly, grab the first obvious answer that comes across!
            1. Pimply
              Pimply April 11 2013 15: 29
              -2
              In one of the countries the ambitious emir, who overthrew his dad for this, calls the tune, in another - the Wahhabis. Each of these countries has its own selfish interests. That's all. Let Americans see you everywhere - these are your problems. I have lived in the Middle East for many years, and looking at it through the prism of "Americans rule the world" is silly
              1. Vovka levka
                Vovka levka April 11 2013 15: 40
                -4
                Totally agree with you.
              2. Denis_SF
                Denis_SF April 12 2013 06: 48
                0
                You are very naive and, as I said, pretty far-sighted. Both the emir and the Wahhabis are experts from Langley, who allow you to do all these tricks. Believe in the independence of these countries can only, well, I don’t know, the child is probably either a tough Westophile.
          2. Scythian 35
            Scythian 35 April 14 2013 15: 34
            +1
            there is more interest in the Saudis. Saudi Arabia is at odds with Syria from the reign of Assad Sr. (or the first as you like !!!).
        2. Vovka levka
          Vovka levka April 11 2013 14: 03
          -1
          Hedgehog's delirium in the fog.
      2. Denis_SF
        Denis_SF April 11 2013 09: 43
        0
        The second act of the drama is to provoke Israel’s use of nuclear weapons and war throughout the region. The prerequisites for this already exist - the hawks, led by Netanyahu, are in power in Israel. It must be understood that today Israel will not be able to cope with a massive attack from all sides without the use of nuclear weapons. The 2006 Lebanon war showed that no, it couldn’t. In this case, tens of millions, possibly hundreds of millions of Muslims, will be destroyed by the hands of Israel. After that - the United States, having free hands, may well declare Israel an aggressor, the corresponding processing of public opinion is already underway, Israel is constantly recognized as the most intolerant state in the world. A nuclear strike against Israel is also possible - either the Americans can directly provide nuclear charge to the Islamists, or they can allow, for example, the transfer of ballistic missiles with nuclear charges from Pakistan to Saudi Arabia and launch from Israel. Secret agreements between Saudi Arabia and Pakistan that in a crisis situation, Pakistan will provide Saudi Arabia with nuclear weapons - most likely there are
        The only winner in this situation will be America. Her achievements in this case:
        1. Capital from all over the East will flow to the United States as a safe haven.
        2. Americans will earn on the sale of weapons to all warring parties
        3. After the war - it will be possible to claim oil fields and no one will be able to oppose anything, since all the players in the region will be dying.
        4. Most likely - the United States will demand from Israel or from what remains of it - to transfer the rights to develop the giant Leviathan oil and gas field in the Mediterranean Sea, some of which belongs to Israel. It will not be possible to refuse - Israel will be the aggressor and in case of failure America will have the right to take measures to curb it
        5. It will be possible to bargain with Saudi Arabia, which should not suffer much from the liquidation of Israel as a state
        6. The Islamists will be dealt a severe blow, from which they will be able to recover in no less than 10-15 years.
        7. With the elimination of Israel - in the future, a program emerges of the Islamist invasion of the north and the elimination of the enemy of the United States - Russia!
      3. Denis_SF
        Denis_SF April 11 2013 09: 44
        +1
        The second act of the drama is to provoke Israel’s use of nuclear weapons and war throughout the region. The prerequisites for this already exist - the hawks, led by Netanyahu, are in power in Israel. It must be understood that today Israel will not be able to cope with a massive attack from all sides without the use of nuclear weapons. The 2006 Lebanon war showed that no, it couldn’t. In this case, tens of millions, possibly hundreds of millions of Muslims, will be destroyed by the hands of Israel. After that - the United States, having free hands, may well declare Israel an aggressor, the corresponding processing of public opinion is already underway, Israel is constantly recognized as the most intolerant state in the world. A nuclear strike against Israel is also possible - either the Americans can directly provide nuclear charge to the Islamists, or they can allow, for example, the transfer of ballistic missiles with nuclear charges from Pakistan to Saudi Arabia and launch from Israel. Secret agreements between Saudi Arabia and Pakistan that in a crisis situation, Pakistan will provide Saudi Arabia with nuclear weapons - most likely there are
        The only winner in this situation will be America. Her achievements in this case:
        1. Capital from all over the East will flow to the United States as a safe haven.
        2. Americans will earn on the sale of weapons to all warring parties
        3. After the war - it will be possible to claim oil fields and no one will be able to oppose anything, since all the players in the region will be dying.
        4. Most likely - the United States will demand from Israel or from what remains of it - to transfer the rights to develop the giant Leviathan oil and gas field in the Mediterranean Sea, some of which belongs to Israel. It will not be possible to refuse - Israel will be the aggressor and in case of failure America will have the right to take measures to curb it
        5. It will be possible to bargain with Saudi Arabia, which should not suffer much from the liquidation of Israel as a state
        6. The Islamists will be dealt a severe blow, from which they will be able to recover in no less than 10-15 years.
        7. With the elimination of Israel - in the future, a program emerges of the Islamist invasion of the north and the elimination of the enemy of the United States - Russia!
        © Copyright Afanasyev Alexander "Premonition of the Third World War"
        1. smel
          smel April 11 2013 10: 12
          +3
          The United States, with free hands, may well declare Israel an aggressor,
          Almost nonsense ... Americans always and everywhere support the policy of Israel. Israel - always and everywhere - is American. The interests of both countries are only in the economy. And it’s time to get used to the whole world, that Jews never do anything to harm themselves
          1. Denis_SF
            Denis_SF April 11 2013 14: 50
            0
            Well, the United States never gave anything for nothing, in the name of love and kindness. All their combinations are multi-way, designed for more than one year, and even not one dozen years. It is always useful to have a trump card in the sleeve, a fallback that the economy will not slow down and take advantage of in the case of an impending concrete fucking.
          2. Petrix
            Petrix April 11 2013 15: 44
            +1
            Quote: smel
            that Jews never do anything to harm themselves

            But what about the Second World War and the Holocaust? Who sponsored Hitler? If you need to cut something for the sake of greater profit, then this is embodied. The law of logic. Most likely there are others who decide for the Jews to be them or die.
            1. Scythian 35
              Scythian 35 April 14 2013 15: 28
              0
              Hitler was sponsored by large German industrialists, in the Russian version "oligarchs" such as Krupp, etc.
              1. Petrix
                Petrix April 15 2013 11: 16
                +1
                Quote: Scythian 35
                large German industrialists, in the Russian version "oligarchs"

                Those. among such Jews is not observed? Or their very insignificant percentage? Industrialists and oligarchs including those of Jewish origin (and from America) sponsored Hitler. Before the planned Holocaust, especially rich Jews left Germany and handed over those who were poorer for slaughter.
        2. TURAR
          TURAR April 11 2013 16: 04
          0
          Who controls supply and demand is the one who will determine the price I'm talking about oil. All their currency for which the United States is supposedly not responsible is what a thread and will provide, for example, with a market for petroleum products. So much for the quotas, here's the courtesy of the Saudi Arabia, and these revolutions are only on the Euro-Asian continent, i.e. if there is no agreement among friends, then you can continue to hover their brains (I'm talking about Europe, Korea, North Africa, Russia, China, the Middle East) and if suddenly someone wakes up a thread, either a banking crisis or "democracy" from the sky. Israel is the home of the director of this entire "film industry", but the USA is the office.
      4. Denis_SF
        Denis_SF April 11 2013 09: 44
        0
        America needs a war and it provokes it. World War. The only point where it is possible is the Middle East. Probably, in the nineties it was planned to pit Russia and China - but now this plan is not feasible for a number of reasons. Neither Russia nor China needs such a war, they trade well with each other, and China invests more in Africa and Asia because it considers these regions more promising for themselves. Neither China nor Russia, in my opinion, will become detonators of war.
        Most likely - the true meaning of the Arab spring is to provoke the creation of an Islamic caliphate, the radicalization of the entire East and a nuclear war with Israel. Only here - all events fit perfectly into a chain of causal relationships.
        So: Israel. A small but active and strong country with its own nuclear weapons. With an extremely low threshold for responding to crisis situations, capable of using force first and force disproportionate threat. Able to save a war with neighbors for the sake of saving one or two soldiers. The country is a bone in the throat of all Islamists who - no need to be deceived - were and are enemies of America. America never forgave anything. It’s just that for a number of reasons it cannot deliver a nuclear strike itself. But this may well Israel. Simple - you need to create an enemy for him.
        The first act of the drama is to create a continuous ring of aggressive and hostile countries around Israel. That is what we are observing now. The key components of Israel’s security system are peace agreements with Egypt in the south and Syria with Jordan in the north. In order to destroy the system of agreements of Israel - the United States went on unprecedented measures. The extradition of Egypt to Islamic fundamentalists is comparable to the extradition to Hitler of Czechoslovakia. It’s not just in a matter of years - in a matter of months that a fundamentalist state is able to form, comparable in degree of radicalism to Saudi Arabia - but without oil, and accordingly impoverished like a church rat. A little further - there will be Libya, the laboratory of guerrilla warfare and terrorism. Now - we see how the ending of this drama is played out - the secular dictatorship of Asadov is being deliberately destroyed so that the state of Islamic radicals will also replace it. In Syria - it is full of refugees from Iraq, former special services of Saddam. And now - according to some accounts, special forces of the new Iraqi army, trained by the Americans, are fighting there. US military aircraft - militants are being delivered to the region. After the fall of Assad - Israel will be in the ring.
        At this stage, the interests of the monarchies of the Gulf and the United States coincide almost one hundred percent. It is beneficial for the Gulf monarchies to destroy a rival project - secular pan-Arabism and it is beneficial to destroy Israel, but to destroy it with the wrong hands. Americans - need to create an enemy against which Israel will be forced to use weapons of mass destruction.
      5. Professor
        Professor April 11 2013 10: 19
        +2
        Professor, explain to me why Israel is helping those who are trying to overthrow Assad?

        How did you come to the conclusion that Israel wanted to get rid of Assad? Quite the opposite:

        Times: Hamas trains Syrian rebels


        General Security Service (SHABAK) officers arrested an Arab who, for several months, fought on the side of Syrian rebels against the forces of incumbent President Bashar al-Assad.
        1. Greyfox
          Greyfox April 11 2013 11: 13
          +2
          That professor
          That is, a raid on Damascus can be seen as part of Assad’s support? Why not explain to the Israelis instead puzzlesto the Americans, what are they doing to Assad?
          1. Leisure
            Leisure April 11 2013 13: 07
            +2
            What are you speaking about? Israel benefits from chaos in Syria. It is better to fight with scattered gangs in a ruined country than with a regular army.
            1. Pimply
              Pimply April 11 2013 13: 14
              -1
              Are you kidding me? A regular army is easier to influence.
          2. Pimply
            Pimply April 11 2013 13: 12
            -4
            A raid on Damascus can be assessed as a hint to Assad not to take steps that you can later regret. Because the transfer of a number of weapons to Hezbollah is the red line. You have little idea of ​​the situation and the possibilities of the IDF. And what could really be done with Assad and his army if desired
          3. Professor
            Professor April 11 2013 13: 32
            -1
            That is, a raid on Damascus can be seen as part of Assad’s support?

            Only not to Damascus (in one building only glass flew out), but to the air defense systems heading to Hezbollah.


            Why not, instead, explain to the Israelites half-witted Americans that when they blamed Assad, they were spoiling Israel?

            Yeah, and Obama obeyed the "omnipotent" Israel.
      6. Pimply
        Pimply April 11 2013 13: 09
        -3
        Dear, Israel has taken a harsh neutrality. Neither those nor those are in his life. And the "sane" Assad for many years has been actively transferring money and weapons to Hezbollah, Hamas, etc. This is about the same as supporting Maskhadov instead of Basayev.
    2. Alexey Prikazchikov
      Alexey Prikazchikov April 11 2013 08: 57
      +4
      On the border with Turkey, the Turks say whole wagons were taken out. And you can blow the order you any antiques dragged from there. Ub .. yudki were doing robberies there.
  2. MacTavish
    MacTavish April 10 2013 08: 27
    +2
    It’s hard to watch, years so ... it will be necessary to restore everything
    1. Vladimirets
      Vladimirets April 11 2013 09: 17
      +2
      Quote: MacTavish
      years so ... tsat will need to restore everything

      I think so much is needed to end this war, and only then restore it. recourse
      1. MacTavish
        MacTavish April 11 2013 12: 41
        +1
        I completely agree with you, we hope that the war will end soon and that all the mercenaries there will die.
        1. Petrix
          Petrix April 11 2013 15: 56
          0
          Quote: MacTavish
          let's hope that the war will end soon and all the mercenaries there will fall


          Hope must be based on something. Look at the Middle East, Africa. Chaos, devastation causes unemployment and hunger. Where to go to young guys? The flow of mercenaries will not run out until chaos ceases. And who makes chaos? Whose soldiers do you see in problem regions? Let America be blown away first and mired in internal problems, and then we'll see who else is stirring up the water. The more Assad holds, the weaker the bucks from the financial crisis.
  3. bazilio
    bazilio April 11 2013 08: 54
    +5
    Yes, it's sad. For good, all destroyed buildings need to be demolished and rebuilt. Although the main thing is that the militants are defeated, and then it will be possible to put down the AK, take a trowel and start fixing what the "freedom fighters" have done
  4. Pushkin
    Pushkin April 11 2013 09: 21
    +2
    Obama has approved the supply of "non-lethal" weapons to these geeks. Nobel Peace Prize to shove him in * opu. The same is not lethal
  5. The gentleman
    The gentleman April 11 2013 09: 23
    +2
    from a prosperous country they made a democratic one. A real picture of Western democracy before our eyes ...
    1. Deniska
      Deniska April 11 2013 09: 27
      +1
      Not done yet. There are still ruins ... A very sad picture ...
  6. Deniska
    Deniska April 11 2013 09: 28
    0
    Thanks to the author for the real picture! On TV this will not show ((
  7. hunting
    hunting April 11 2013 09: 37
    +1
    "Thank you" for this, and personally to Barack Obama and Clinton X!
  8. LaGlobal
    LaGlobal April 11 2013 09: 48
    +3
    There was a country Syria. And people lived there in peace and harmony! So no, the West needs to ruin everything, destroy it, set people against each other. The result, s * ka, on the face.
    Draw conclusions, gentlemen! Syria cannot be surrendered!
    1. Pimply
      Pimply April 11 2013 13: 13
      -4
      They did not live in peace and harmony. In 1982, the same Homs Assad, the elder, wiped off the powder after a series of anti-government protests.
      1. LaGlobal
        LaGlobal April 11 2013 16: 56
        0
        I'm not talking about 1982. And I'm talking about the recent time. After all, everything was in order with them. And there was no revolution. Vryatli people just took to the streets, and even more so, took up arms. And where are the weapons from?
        1. Pimply
          Pimply April 11 2013 18: 24
          -2
          They were not in order. Such processes ripen not a day or two. The fact that you are beautiful and pink does not mean that inside you cancer does not mature. Do you understand? The situation did not explode from scratch, and throughout the Middle East, not because of the Americans, who were more or less satisfied with this state of affairs. And because the elites are snickering, there is no exhaust, poverty is the Syrians in Lebanon, for example, the sort of migrant workers from Tajikistan in Russia. So it exploded. And when it exploded - whoever needs it, added oil. On the one hand, Russia + Iran, on the other, Saudis with Qatar and Europe. States are generally rushing about what they do not know.

          Where did the initial weapon come from, you mean? You did not live in the Middle East. It is in almost every home. A huge number of warehouses, smugglers, Sunni soldiers, entire battalions of deserters from their units. More serious only relatively recently to supply steel.
      2. Denis_SF
        Denis_SF April 12 2013 06: 58
        0
        If not erased, then they have the situation that they have at the moment, would have started in the 82nd. It's bad that the internal intelligence has now allowed the rampant Islamists and outright bandos. And the fact that you say "They did not live in peace and harmony", so under any government, the most loyal and democratic, there will be a lot of disgruntled and disagreeing people who, by definition, need to rock the boat, someone's brother was killed in a raid on collectors and attempted murder of a member of the government.
  9. sincman
    sincman April 11 2013 10: 19
    +4
    It is a pity that the agency (Reuters), which owns these photos, is not pursuing good goals. The photos were taken and posted on public display for one purpose - to discredit the government forces and Assad in particular. Like, look, good people, what a tyrant is, with aviation and artillery, the Syrian cities are rolling into dust. And the proud "opposition" (like that comrade in the second photo) with bare hands with valor and courage confronts "this nightmare". And the already bewildered Western man in the street is ready to support any decisions of their governments to increase "non-lethal" and even lethal assistance to militants suffering for a just cause! And then, with universal approval, these filthy scumbags receive huge quantities of weapons, which are then used to intensify terror and war against the civilians of Syria and their defenders - the Syrian army.
    How sick of this vile duplicity of the West!
    1. Leisure
      Leisure April 11 2013 13: 10
      +3
      A member of the SSA sits and thinks who else needs to be cut off for the sake of world democratic jihad.
  10. djon3volta
    djon3volta April 11 2013 13: 52
    -5
    how do you like the pictures? recall how it all began? from the rallies - down with Assad, you give economic reforms and elections. calls through the social network to overthrow Assad. well, you know all this, well, what's the point of denying?
    but this site also ruins, what does it do when the majority speaks against Putin? and other sites where there is access to comments? Sometimes such anger parses me that I want Muscovites to be so thoroughly mimicked that the Americans would bomb a nuclear bomb and attack together with NATO, and then we’ll see and discuss zamkadysh, we will comment on photos of the destroyed houses in Moscow, killed hamsters and Russian soldiers.
    you can continue to drive a wave against Putin, saying that he is Serdyukov or Skrynik is not planting, or else is doing something wrong, but keep in mind when it’s too late, the clock will not turn back. I’ll look at these pictures and imagine how those who rallied against Putin , wallowing with a shot head, or fighting with the Russian army, running through the ruins of Peter, Tambov, Perm, and where millions of Russians flee east in search of refuge. And I stand and laugh, and tell them - well, have you been dominated? laughing Was Putin bad for you? laughing
    1. elenagromova
      elenagromova April 11 2013 14: 42
      +2
      You know, the meaning is right, the feed is wrong ... The meaning does not immediately reach, you need to read the entire comment.
      But NATO is still not necessary in Moscow. No one can wish for this. Moreover, it is not all Muscovites rally at the Swamp, and only a part. Belolentochnye from other regions were brought there. Not Muscovites are to blame, but completely different people.
      1. djon3volta
        djon3volta April 11 2013 17: 04
        -1
        Quote: elenagromova
        You know, the meaning is true, the pitch is wrong ...

        but the meaning is true. but I’m silent about Libya, Gaddafi was 42 years old, and here you go - Gaddafi go, Clint is closer to us and miles .. well, what is Eugiped still clowning about? Well, they overthrew Mubarak, why didn’t they calm down ? ah Mursi is still not what they wanted ... but everything is rushing about.
        and Putin, that, 8 years was good, then 4 years Medvedev is good, and as soon as Putin decided to become president again - Putin’s off, Putin’s leave .. why suddenly ???
        1. Pimply
          Pimply April 11 2013 18: 28
          -5
          He was not good. Gadduffy was crazy, unpredictable, favored a number of tribes that were mountains for him, pressed others. He lost two wars, destroyed the country with sanctions, wildly infuriated all neighbors and non-neighbors with terrorist attacks in Europe and the Middle East. Tried to bang the Saudi king. And as soon as it became clear that there was active internal resistance in the country, the colonel picked up all the grains that he had sowed earlier.
          1. Lapotnik
            Lapotnik April 12 2013 16: 06
            0
            At the same time, in the Arab world, Libya was like Russia or Europe - all the guest workers from the nearby "auls" were eager to go there. And there was a social package there - many developed countries would envy.
            Favored a number of tribes? And how do you think to lead a state in which everything is inapplicable with everyone? Or do you think in Russia, Europe, America, the equality and brotherhood of nations? It is necessary to support those who will ensure stability - there was just stability in Libya before the invasion, and Libya intended to become a truly independent country - economically independent in many ways. Independent from the USA.
            He destroyed the country with sanctions ... well, much has been written about social packages and other sanctions and how he "destroyed" there.
            Who started the demonstrations and how did they start? Offended citizens of Libya? No, "offended" guest workers from neighboring states to the tune of the State Department.
            And about the fact that Saudi Arabia or someone there is even more interested than America is utter nonsense. It is enough to recall how these countries collapsed in the oil market from the US counterpart to ruin the USSR.

            Gaddafi led a country in which there are more contradictions and problems between tribes than Russia has with the Caucasus and Transnistria. And he did it in accordance with the mentality of the people living there.
    2. Evrepid
      Evrepid April 11 2013 15: 24
      +1
      Unfortunately, those who rally will drink tea in London!
      "And you and I, considering our origin, will not have to leave for Paris." (c) Mikhail Bulgakov "Heart of a Dog"

      "What are you talking about! I'm all such a Moscow student!" (c) Mikhail Bulgakov "Heart of a Dog"

      That something like this.
      To paraphrase:
      The rats will run away, and we should disentangle with you! And they need it.
    3. LaGlobal
      LaGlobal April 11 2013 17: 06
      0
      Quote: djon3volta
      how do you like the pictures? recall how it all began? from the rallies - down with Assad, you give economic reforms and elections. calls through the social network to overthrow Assad. well, you know all this, well, what's the point of denying?
      but this site also ruins, what does it do when the majority speaks against Putin? and other sites where there is access to comments? Sometimes such anger parses me that I want Muscovites to be so thoroughly mimicked that the Americans would bomb a nuclear bomb and attack together with NATO, and then we’ll see and discuss zamkadysh, we will comment on photos of the destroyed houses in Moscow, killed hamsters and Russian soldiers.
      you can continue to drive a wave against Putin, saying that he is Serdyukov or Skrynik is not planting, or something else is doing wrong, but keep in mind when it’s too late, you won’t turn back the clock. I’ll look at these pictures and imagine how those who rallied against Putin , wallowing with a shot head, or fighting the Russian army, running through the ruins of Peter, Tambov, Perm, and where millions of Russians flee east in search of asylum. And I stand and laugh, and tell them - well, what were they doing? Putin was laughing at you bad? laughing


      Are you inadequate that you write such a dick !!!! ????
      Either envy takes you, or I xs why you wrote it. It's a shame for you!
  11. Vovka levka
    Vovka levka April 11 2013 14: 07
    0
    In Syria, trouble, trouble for ordinary people.
    While the pans are chubling, people’s forelocks are cracking.
    1. Evrepid
      Evrepid April 11 2013 15: 19
      0
      This is yes.
      Therefore, you need to have your head on your shoulders.
      1. Vovka levka
        Vovka levka April 11 2013 15: 42
        0
        This is what we are talking about.
  12. Ilya Mikhalych
    Ilya Mikhalych April 11 2013 15: 31
    0
    Sorry for Syria. But after 5-6 years, such landscapes can be observed in Russia, if you do not begin to act.
  13. Mahdi
    Mahdi April 11 2013 15: 32
    +2
    sorry for the Syrians. but apparently there are more patriots than in Egypt and Libya.
    1. Pimply
      Pimply April 11 2013 16: 14
      -5
      It's not about patriotism. It's about survival. Roughly equal forces - Alawites, Shiites, Christians - on the one hand, Druze on the other.
      1. Pimply
        Pimply April 11 2013 16: 52
        +1
        Sorry, the Sunnis
  14. Alexey Prikazchikov
    Alexey Prikazchikov April 11 2013 19: 28
    +1
    The West is vitally interested in overthrowing Bashar al-Assad and seizing Syrian oil and gas. According to the published data, their proven reserves would allow Syria to come out on top in the world ranking table.
    World media observers have broken their brains - why does the West need a war in Syria? Why spend millions of euros in support of militants from al-Qaeda and the Syrian Free Army during a time of unbridled global financial crisis, problems with Greece and Cyprus? It turned out that everything is as old as the world.
    According to Lebanese television, a small Norwegian company that conducted geological exploration several years ago in Syrian territorial waters found 14 oil pools there. Among them - 4 largest deposits, which are located from the Lebanese border to the Syrian city of Banias. Only they can ensure oil production equal to Kuwaiti. According to explored reserves, 4 more other deposits are equal to Cypriot, Lebanese and Israeli combined. Damascus could produce between 6-7 million barrels per day. That is, only half as much as Saudi Arabia (12 million barrels).
    Also in Syria, Norwegian experts have found tremendous volumes of gas, which is very annoying to Qatar. If we summarize all the explored reserves of Syrian gas, then Damascus can reach the 4th place in the world in its volume. The Assad regime denied Doha to place a gas pipeline to Europe on its territory, for which the emir of unfriendly Russia Qatar made huge bets. After all, the cost of Qatari gas for Europeans would be much cheaper than Russian. In this light, Moscow’s position, which supports the current Syrian regime, becomes clear.
    It is noteworthy that, despite all the signed agreements on the secrecy of the work results, they were sold to several international oil concerns. If the reports of the oil curse of Syria are confirmed by independent sources, then the interest of the “world financial backstage” by any means to destroy Assad’s secular regime and bring controlled puppets to the Syrian throne is understandable.


    http://argumenti.ru/world/n384/245830
  15. Skuto
    Skuto April 11 2013 19: 44
    0
    Terrible of course (if you take how many people died), but not catastrophic in terms of damage to infrastructure .... This is not Dresden scorched from air strikes or Berlin from artillery strikes. Much can be restored with bricks and double-glazed windows.
    1. MG42
      MG42 April 12 2013 04: 06
      0
      At night, these ruins are even darker, there is no light, no water or sewage, Syria will have to make a lot of efforts and means to restore the destroyed. In many buildings, the load-bearing structures are thoroughly damaged here, only demolition and rebuild, especially the photo before last where Homs.
  16. sprut
    sprut April 11 2013 21: 14
    0
    Like an apocalyptic film ... Horror ... That's right, Assad - don't bend under a changing world ...
  17. Scythian 35
    Scythian 35 April 14 2013 15: 45
    0
    Quote: Lapotnik
    Libya intended to become a truly independent country - economically independent in many ways. Independent from the USA.

    Sorry, but Libya would not have become independent from the West for one simple reason. Libya's main source of income is oil, and the main consumer of oil is the west.
    1. Petrix
      Petrix April 15 2013 11: 23
      0
      Quote: Scythian 35
      The main consumer of oil is the west.

      There is also a consumer in the east. China could buy up.
  18. brush
    brush April 16 2013 01: 27
    -1
    Permanent Assad is not insecure. Another year and not a damn, nothing will remain from Syria, only ruins and in the middle of the pharaonic palace of Bashar al-Assad. Come on Assad, the bombing will be where the American post-apocalyptic movie shoot.
    1. Petrix
      Petrix April 16 2013 14: 04
      0
      Tell Assad how to clean up. Show it better. When the militants come to your country and start mortar shelling of the city and hide in the city, you, brush, instead of guns, will go to them with brooms and garbage trucks, they will lick the ass and sweep and persuade them so that they no longer get naughty.