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2012-12-24 Syria-Lebanon-Iran
PLO: 700 Palestinians Killed in Syria Conflict
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Posted by Fred 2012-12-24 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [842 views ]  Top
 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||   2012-12-24 00:27|| Front Page Top

#2 Nevertheless, garth. I won't say it made my morning, yet...
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2012-12-24 00:29||   2012-12-24 00:29|| Front Page Top

#3 Not our problem. Stay out of it !
Posted by Besoeker 2012-12-24 04:41||   2012-12-24 04:41|| Front Page Top

#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.
Posted by m.leonard  2012-12-24 08:15||   2012-12-24 08:15|| Front Page Top

#5 399,300 left to go.
Posted by rel56 2012-12-24 09:23||   2012-12-24 09:23|| Front Page Top

#6 Were these Syrian Paleos, or Leb Paleos, or Jordanian Paleos, or West Bank Paleos, or Gazan Paleos?

I need a scorecard here.
Posted by AlanC 2012-12-24 09:44||   2012-12-24 09:44|| Front Page Top

#7 It's a start....
Posted by Barbara 2012-12-24 10:40||   2012-12-24 10:40|| Front Page Top

#8 fwiw, about 600 Hezbollah troops have also been killed in this conflict, although some may have been killed just across the Syrian border in Lebanon
Posted by lord garth 2012-12-24 11:18||   2012-12-24 11:18|| Front Page Top

#9 Let's not quibble over location, LG. ;-p
Posted by Barbara 2012-12-24 11:50||   2012-12-24 11:50|| Front Page Top

#10 The murder of Rafic Harari was equivalent to the murder of archduke Ferdinand,
Posted by darrylq 2012-12-24 12:12||   2012-12-24 12:12|| Front Page Top

#11 BRB off to check the rail capacity of Turkey.
Posted by Shipman 2012-12-24 13:19||   2012-12-24 13:19|| Front Page Top

#12 "You're not trying, people!"
Posted by Mojo 2012-12-24 16:25||   2012-12-24 16:25|| Front Page Top

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