May 08, 2018

Matthew Schrier: Syria's only options are Assad and Islamists

John CardilloRebel Host | Off The Cuff

On last night's episode of Off The Cuff Declassified, former hostage of Al Qaeda’s Al Nusra Front Matthew Schrier joined me to discuss the future of Syria and it's President Bashar Al-Assad.

Assad is a monster who broke international law when he used biological weapons to gas civilians, but if he's deposed the groups that would fill the power vacuum are even worse.

Under the Assad regime, Syria had a relatively secular government that granted limited freedoms and protected some religious minorities. 

WATCH my interview with Matthew to see why Syria's only leadership options are the continued dictatorship of Assad or Islamic extremists similar to ISIS.

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commented 2018-05-09 00:21:25 -0400
“Under the Assad regime, Syria had a relatively secular government that granted limited freedoms and protected some religious minorities. "

If Assad was taken out, Islamic extremists would indeed take over Syria.
All those supporting Assad are happy with him, and we should leave them alone.
Does anyone still believe (if they ever did ) that Assad had anything to do with at least the last two chemical attacks? I find it hard to attach any credible motive to him. The Rebels on the other hand……
Didn’t Trump just stop funding the White helmets? That bunch is not what they are cracked up to be.
I keep hearing Assad is a monster, but I’m not seeing any proof, just proof that his peaceful citizens are safe and happy with him.
Isn’t the Assad as monster rhetoric a deep state thing? Take care of Iran’s Mullahs, keep them out of Syria, and leave Assad alone.

https://syriancivilwarmap.com/ethnic-and-religious-groups-of-syria/
commented 2018-05-08 18:40:40 -0400
Since 9/11 – IN THE NAME OF ISLAM (SATAN): 35,258 Attacks, 228,750 Killed, 308,756 Injured that we know of.
commented 2018-05-08 14:44:12 -0400
IMHO. Assad is capable of reform. Islamists are not………. Think about it.