This Is What Life Is Like Inside Assad's Syria | VICE on HBO

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Six years of civil war has left most of Syria, a country once known for its ancient cities, in ruins.

On the battlefield, Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad’s forces continue to fight a loose, and increasingly diminished collection of anti-government rebels. While in the country’s east, coalition forces have crippled a once fearsome ISIS, driving the group from its strongholds.

War continues to rattle much of the country, and peace remains a notion far off in the distance, but one thing has come into focus with each passing day: Assad isn’t going anywhere.

To see what life is like under Assad’s rule, VICE New sent Isobel Yeung to Syria just as the final bombs were falling over Aleppo.




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To see what life is like under Assad’s rule, VICE News travelled to Syria just as the final bombs were falling over Aleppo.

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Nice country nice people destroyed by politics

Author — Capital A

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How ignorant is this reporter to ask those kinds of questions to the hosts on air, knowing that they could be killed if they answered honestly. I love how Vice goes into active difficult situations, but the bias in their line of questioning is frustrating and ruins these stories. Of course the government uses the media to push their agenda, as does ISIS, the Kurds, Turkey, America, Russia, and every other player involved in this madness.

Author — BigInJapan

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Girl, you just cant go there and scream your little knowledge of the reality on why and how this mess started in Syria..

Author — Boyet Rivas

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the way how she asked those question are so biased.

Author — 左鹏程

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It's so obvious that the people dont need US's "help". The US's purpose is to mess everything up and get their own interest. This journalist is very biased.

Author — Qing Li

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Look a woman waking around safely and without dress code and niqab, this is Assad's Syria.

Let her try to do that in ISIS territory or the so called "rebel" Al-Qaeda territory, I don't think so.

The Assad government is fighting for freedom and liberty against the Saudi backed Islamic terrorists, Assad may be a dictator but he is better than any of the current alternatives.

Author — SauberC10

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Hey humans, u know what!
U r disgusting creatures!

Author — Vishal k

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Proper Title Suggestion: "Life in Syria After Failed Western Backed Rebellion, Leaving Assad to Foot The Bill"

Author — Hendra Gunawan

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Poor beautiful Isabell Jeung, wandered all over Syria but couldnt find one Syrian to speak ill about Bashar Al Assad

Author — Ali Asad

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Lets's see her interview these "moderate freedom fighters" dressed like that. They would publicly whip her.

Author — Jesse5068

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You should’ve titled it “Life inside Assad’s Syria under US and NATO air strikes”

Author — Atilla Yoldaş

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A bit one sided reporting. Wish you could report more of the west involvement

Author — Eudon Hickey

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Seriously? From the various international community hate assad? What a biased journalist!

Author — gerphil galleto

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Very funny
She was able to move freely because of Assad army security and still reporting against him
Only western media can do this

Author — Tharaknath Reddy

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Why don't they send expert journalists on the ground who actually know how to ask questions and encounter facts instead of so many emotional aspects ?

Author — _Randomness _

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Look pretty good. Now go in idlib and try dressing the same way. Lmao

Author — ademar9988

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i think all problems will be solved without US interference lol

Author — Nigel Vaz

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The syrian army got the ak47 from Russia and the airstrikes from USA

Author — Kenyn Richey

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Seeing this
India is the heaven and most tolerant country
Had J&K issue in Syria
They would have bombed the entire region would have been bombed and solved the issue ones for all

Author — Tharaknath Reddy