Interesting analysis: The Syrian War Condensed: A More Rigorous Way to Look at the Conflict.

The author compares the Assad Syrian Baathist regime to the alternative of the “moderate Rebel’s” anything-but-moderate Islamofascism, and wonders how the Regressive Left that is “mourning the defeat of the rebels in Aleppo” can be “that stupid?”

The Assad regime is by no means benign, but cheering the overthrow of it with something worse is no solution.