September 9, 2013
GAS 'EM AGAIN, GAS 'EM AGAIN, HARDER, HARDER...:
The Devil They Know : Why Most Syrian Christians Support Bashar al-Assad (Gabriel Said Reynolds, September 2, 2013, Commonweal)
When the Arab Spring broke out in Tunisia, the entire country turned as one against President Ben Ali. So too in Egypt, where Coptic Christians, who make up 6 percent of the country's population, closed ranks with Muslims in opposition to Hosni Mubarak. In Syria, though, most Christians have remained loyal to Assad.
Posted by Orrin Judd at September 9, 2013 2:31 PM