August 22, 2014

I Was Gassed by Assad

Qusai Zakarya, Foreign Policy

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Every time I see President Barack Obama speak on television, I have horrible flashbacks. My eyes are burning, I struggle to breathe, and when I inhale, the air stabs my lungs like a thousand daggers. A young child lies glassy-eyed in my arms, I load him into a truck, and then the world turns sideways and goes black.

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TAGGED: Bashar Al-Assad, Syria, ISIS

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