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By David A. Clarke Jr.
Blame Washington's intelligence failure, not lack of police
Topic - Malath Aumran
It's a familiar nightmare for Syrians. In 1982, Syria's military employed a "scorched-earth" policy to quell protests in the northern town of Hama, killing 25,000 people. But Syrian refugees now fleeing into Turkey say that although history appears to be repeating itself, the outcome will be different this time.
"Social media doesn't just inform people; it gives them the opportunity to organize and to think together," said Malath Aumran, a representative of the Local Coordination Committee (LCC) of Syria, speaking from Beirut.