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2018-08-31 Syria-Lebanon-Iran
ISIS prepares to make last stand on volcano in southern Syria
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Posted by Fred 2018-08-31 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [362 views ]  Top
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#1 going without water until you die seems pretty appropriate to me.
Posted by chris 2018-08-31 00:19||   2018-08-31 00:19|| Front Page Top

#2 Didn't the ancient Jews do something like this at Masada? The Romans just built a ramp up to their fortress. Of course, the Romans didn't have the luxury of air assault.
Posted by Rambler in Virginia 2018-08-31 11:01||   2018-08-31 11:01|| Front Page Top

#3 Of course, the Romans didn't have the luxury of air assault.

They had Ballistas, a nifty little 'indirect fire' method.
Posted by Mullah Richard 2018-08-31 11:27||   2018-08-31 11:27|| Front Page Top

#4 Mullah, look up Masada in Wikipedia. I've been there. It is high on a mesa, and even a ballista wouldn't reach from the base. That's why the Romans built a ramp.

Of course, when they did reach the top, all but seven of the Jews had killed their families and then committed suicide.
Posted by Rambler in Virginia 2018-08-31 11:37||   2018-08-31 11:37|| Front Page Top

#5 The Romans just built a ramp up to their fortress.

A very large and long ramp...

Has the U.N.stuck their nose in and demanded negotiation and giving ISIS a good chunk of productive land yet? I'd be surprised if they hadn't.
Posted by CrazyFool 2018-08-31 13:59||   2018-08-31 13:59|| Front Page Top

#6 As we are fond of saying here, "it's popcorn time"!
Posted by Woodrow 2018-08-31 14:15||   2018-08-31 14:15|| Front Page Top

#7 ISIS prepares to make last stand on volcano

Good. The SAA won't have far to go to dispose of the bodies.
Posted by gorb 2018-08-31 14:30||   2018-08-31 14:30|| Front Page Top

#8 The Romans just built a ramp up to their fortress.

A very large and long ramp...


...using Jewish slaves from captured and destroyed Jerusalem. Thus one sees that there is a natural order to these events, and President Assad, fil, has completely neglected the mass enslavement stage.
Posted by trailing wife 2018-08-31 22:49||   2018-08-31 22:49|| Front Page Top

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