Divide and conquer working to cull Syrian populace

Syria’s widening civil war has killed more than 100,000 people in the 27-month-old conflict, with pro-government forces taking far more casualties than rebels seeking the overthrow of President Bashar al-Assad, while civilians accounted for more than one-third of the overall fatalities, the biggest single category.  http://www.nytimes.com/2013/06/27/world/middleeast/syria.html?hp&_r=0   The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which is based in Britain and relies on a network of activists in Syria for its information, put the total number of dead at 100,191 since the Syrian revolt began in March, 2011 — several thousand more than the newest United Nations estimate of at least 93,000 by the end of April.  “We also estimate that the real number of casualties from regular forces and rebel fighters is twice the number documented, because both sides are discreet about the human losses resulting from clashes,”

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