Assad using prisoners as human shields

Well, we might have expected this. Saddam tried the same thing and it didn't stop us from going in. No doubt he will show off bodies of "innocent" dead people after the bombing is over. Washington Times: As the international community, including the United States, wrestles with the idea of entering the Syrian conflict with military force, President Bashar Assad has begun moving inmates to potential target areas to act as human shields, British press reported on Friday. The Daily Mirror reported that thousands of Syrian inmates have been relocated to areas that are deemed likely military targets. Damascus-area residents said in the report that they saw the inmates being taken by bus from the prison to the sensitive areas. Syrian National Coalition members put out a statement, reported in Ynet News: "Assad's fascist regime is amassing activists and civilians in prisons in military locations that may be targets for foreign forces. ... Using civilians as human...(Read Full Post)