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Posted by Fred 2012-12-24 00:00||
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File under: Govt of Syria
#1 total non military fatalies in the conflict are over 40k and maybe as high as 50k so the 700 are between 1% and 2%.
since the total population is about 22M and the paleo pop is about 400k, the fatalities are about proportional
Posted by lord garth 2012-12-24 00:27||
#2 Nevertheless, garth. I won't say it made my morning, yet...
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2012-12-24 00:29||
#3 Not our problem. Stay out of it !
Posted by Besoeker 2012-12-24 04:41||
#4 Imagine if the Israelis had killed half that number --it would have meant a special edition of NYT and CBS,NBC,NPR, etc etc and the BBC would have gone ballistic. But the syrians killed 'em --so it gets on page 148 of the daily NYT.