Tag: Chaos

How a man who helped run a brutal military machine lives with the fallout

Yasseen* was a senior officer in the Syrian air force of Bashar al-Assad when the country went to war against its own citizens.

He was a cog in the military machine as planes were used to strafe and bomb Syria’s cities and while helicopters dropped barrel bombs packed with electrical wire, designed to create amputees.

How a man who helped run a brutal military machine lives with the fallout