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.

Author — VICE News


Nice country nice people destroyed by politics

Author — Capital A


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

Author — Hendra Gunawan


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


She keeps talking about the “people in the West.” If she’s going to do that then she needs to address that the West is responsible for many of the issues in Syria.

Author — I Love Carlito Ganja


Assad is not Muslim, he would've been long gone if he wasn't.

Author — Aws Garra


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


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

Author — Eudon Hickey


For the West, their allied dictators are good and their enemy dictators are bad.

Author — Patrick Peterson


watching controlled media talk about other countries controlled media. Pretty Ironic

Author — First Name


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

Author — Atilla Yoldaş


wheter you like her or not, she's a very brave journalist

Author — Junis


"Do you ever get scared?"
"Never ever. We will not, because we believe in God."

Author — Simon Peter


I just don't understand the meaning o all this suffering.

Author — João da Silva


This is crazy. I feel so bad for the people of Syria. I will wear my Syrian heritage proudly

Author — Dora Chedid


Oh she is so naive, asking people to speak against asad. She did it and then she went back to safety of ny.

Author — Sfilmuj Mnie


Yeah snipers everywhere and then she runs right down the middle of the street 😂😂😂

Author — James Milne


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

Author — ademar9988


What is USA problem
A Dictator is bad But Terrorists are Good ?

Author — Mohsin Atta


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