Weekend Reading: El Shazly, Liberated Syria, and War Drums?
Steven A. Cook
October 5, 2012
An Islamic Jihad militant stands guard during a rally in Gaza (Suhaib Salem/Courtesy Reuters).
Zeinobia posts a documentary on Lieutenant General Saad el Shazly, a hero of the October 1973 War. [In Arabic-but even if you don’t speak Arabic, it’s worth eight minutes of your time.]
Ilhan Tanir writes firsthand on the efforts of Syrian towns to self-govern after driving out regime forces.
Michael Koplow argues that there won’t be a war between Turkey and Syria.
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