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"As I understand it, within Syria, there is something akin to Sunni unity in that they tend to not like Assad, ISIS or the Kurds. So the theory is removing one of those, give them focus to work to remove the other themselves. But goodness knows…"
"Assad doesn't want Sunni unity because he's part of an elite and privileged Shia minority running a Sunni majority country.
Having an enemy in place like ISIS makes it easier for him to again position himself as the saviour of Syria…"
"A lot of people, and it's becoming increasingly clear our politicians are in that group, don't know how far the world has moved on. FFS Hamas is acting as an intel cell for the Israelis at this point."
"Assad is one of the biggest factors allowing ISIS. Most analysts I've read recently seem to feel getting rid of Assad is the first and most important step in getting rid of ISIS. Which makes Russian policy supporting Assad problematic. "