Mark Levine: Should the Syrian Revolutionaries Have Taken Up Arms?

October 9, 2012

by MARK LEVINE for AL JAZEERA ENGLISH on OCTOBER 8, 2012: 

With an inchoate leadership and no real plan forward, rebels in Syria should have stuck to non-violence, writes scholar.

That there is presently no feasible plan for stopping the murderous violence in Syria is one of the few certainties surrounding the ever worsening civil war. FULL ARTICLE

Mark LeVine is professor of Middle Eastern history at UC Irvine, and distinguished visiting professor at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at Lund University in Sweden and the author of the forthcoming book about the revolutions in the Arab world, “The Five Year Old Who Toppled a Pharaoh.”

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