Why ISIS Gets More Attention Than Syria's Assad
While the world's attention is fixated on ISIS, Bashar al-Assad's forces are destroying entire neighborhoods.By Elizabeth Hagedorn | August 18, 2015
If ISIS massacred 100 civilians in a single day, you'd have heard about it.
But this time, the Syrian regime was responsible for the carnage. And so, the story apparently wasn't all that newsworthy. (Video via SRG)
On Sunday, a series of bombings struck a marketplace in the rebel-held town of Douma — killing about 100 civilians, according to the U.S. State Department. Hundreds more were injured. It was a bloodbath. (Video via Syrian Civil Defense)