Skip to comments.Syria in a Real Situation of War, Says Assad
Posted on 06/26/2012 2:51:15 PM PDT by Eleutheria5
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said on Tuesday that his country, in the grips of an anti-regime uprising now in its 16th month, is in a real situation of war.
We are witnessing a real situation of war, the state news agency SANA quoted Assad as telling a meeting of the new Syrian cabinet.
However, he insisted that when one is in a state of war, all our policies and capabilities must be used to secure victory.
Meanwhile, AFP reported, the United States on Tuesday said that a desperate Assad was slowly losing his grip on power, citing recent defections of army officers and soldiers to neighboring Turkey and Jordan.
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God help us if islamists take over Syria.
I think that answer responds to a questions about the number of Christians in Turkey? The more direct issue and danger is the approximately 2.5 million Christians in Syria who would be subject to whatever the Muslim Brotherhood wants if Assad falls.
Yes. About what I saw as well. Many don't know how revered in Turkey the Christian Churches are.....or how many...
"Christianity has a long history in Anatolia (now part of the Republic of Turkey), which is the birthplace of numerous Christian Apostles and Saints, such as Paul of Tarsus, Timothy, Nicholas of Myra, Polycarp of Smyrna and many others.
Two out of the five centers (Patriarchates) of the ancient Pentarchy are in Turkey: Constantinople (Istanbul) and Antioch (Antakya). Antioch was also the place where the followers of Jesus were called "Christians" for the first time in history, as well as being the site of one of the earliest and oldest surviving churches, established by Saint Peter himself. For a thousand years, the Hagia Sophia was the largest church in the world.
Turkey is also home to the Seven Churches of Asia, where the Revelations to John were sent. Apostle John is reputed to have taken Virgin Mary to Ephesus in western Turkey, where she spent the last days of her life in a small house, known as the House of the Virgin Mary, which still survives today and has been recognized as a holy site for pilgrimage by the Catholic and Orthodox churches, as well as being a Muslim shrine. The cave of the Seven Sleepers is also located in Ephesus.
All of the first seven Ecumenical Councils which are recognized by both the Western and Eastern churches were held in present-day Turkey. Of these, the Nicene Creed, declared with the First Council of Nicaea (İznik) in 325, is of utmost importance and has provided the essential definitions of present-day Christianity.
Today the Christian population of Turkey includes an estimated 45,000 Armenian Orthodox, 17,000 Syriac Orthodox, 8,000 Chaldean Catholic, 3,000-4,000 Greek Orthodox, and smaller numbers of Bulgarians, Georgians, and Protestants."
I didn't know the muslim brotherhood was in control of Turkiye. Please link some proof....
You might want to read this report.
Muslims have no reverence or respect for anything.
“You might want to read this report.”
Seen it. A few radicals board a boat. Big news. Like Occupy Wallstreet. Here’s bigger news.....from 2009. Get a clue.
Agreed. And I agree on your tagline. (I have and 2012 SVT Cobra in addition to friends and ammunition.)
Your ignorance of Turkiye is only overshadowed by your stupiity of all things military...
P.S. Muslims are destructive, murderous pigs. They will pretend to be harmless until they have enough numbers and then YOU will be their slave.
The Russians... on their way to help re-stabilize this Islamic State of Syria with their Marines. Assad may be short-lived, but the Neo-Soviets and other Communist allies won’t let Syria actually be free...
Odd bedfellows all over the place.. now smack dab in the middle of the stew.
Some say it is where Hitler got the the idea.
Why does it seem like we are on the bring of - well everything. From politics - economics - weather - it just seems like things are all coming together now for something really big. But what? Can all of this be a coincidence of sorts?
Those weree population exchanges. Millions of muslims lived in the balkans and in greece. Take a look at the balkan wars. Those who didn’t escape the balkans were killed. After WW1 there were population exchanges. Don’t let them play you.
It’s all coming to a head. The chickens are coming home to roost. The pigs have finally learned to fly. And soon, father Christmas will shoot his wad.
Too bad you didn’t comprehend the report and the role of the Muslim Brotherhood in Turkey.