If you have watched too much propaganda from corporate-sponsored media regarding Syrian events, you no doubt are totally confused about what has gone on there, the present negotiations starting today in Switzerland known as "Geneva 2", and the humanitarian crises in the nearby areas. Meyssan in this article adds much clarity to our understanding of these tragic events.
The last days of a war are always the deadliest. Routed armies avenge their defeat by committing futile atrocities, as we have seen in Adra where the tortures inflicted on loyalist workers have nothing to envy those committed during the fall of the Third Reich. But the situation is exacerbated by the collapse of what remains of the international anti-Syria coalition, each ex-partner trying to protect his interests at the expense of his former allies.