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Syria opposition says Assad deploying human shields for air strikes

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has moved military equipment and personnel to civilian areas and put prisoners in military sites as human shields against any Western air strikes, the opposition said on Sunday.

The Istanbul-based opposition coalition said rockets, Scud missiles and launchers as well as soldiers had been moved to locations including schools, university dormitories and government buildings inside cities.

"Reports from inside Syria confirm that Assad has (also)ordered detainees to be moved to military targets and to be used as human shields against possible Western air strikes," the opposition coalition said in a statement.

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BS

You already used that!

NOSHEEPLE

So when the US starts bombing Syria....

...they can blame the loss of civilian life on Assad.

Clever fellows our overlords.

"Alas! I believe in the virtue of birds. And it only takes a feather for me to die laughing."

Phxarcher87's picture

This is

like chess with real lives at hand.

THE CLASS OF CITIZENS WHO PROVIDE AT ONCE THEIR OWN FOOD AND THEIR OWN RAIMENT, MAY BE VIEWED AS THE MOST TRULY INDEPENDENT AND HAPPY.
James Madison

What possible difference will that make

Just like operation shock and awe this goobermint will just carpet bomb the hell out everything everywhere regardless of "who" is on the receiving end.

Captured Al-Qaeda Rebels will

Captured Al-Qaeda Rebels will be killed by US if the US attacks Syria. How funny is that.