February 13, 2012
Regime Change in Syria, or It's the Jihadists
Max Boot, Contentions
Does the fact that al-Qaeda’s leader Ayman al-Zawahiri has urged the overthrow of Syria’s “pernicious, cancerous regime” serve to discredit the revolt against Bashar al-Assad? Is this a reason for the West to stand on the sidelines and tacitly allow Assad to remain in power? Hardly.
TAGGED: al-Qaeda, Syria