Field Note, Syria: Rain and Revolution.
A brief riff on the timing of rains, and, (for the Free Syrian Army), the fortuitous bounty of 2012. On the At War blog.
With thanks to Jeff DelViscio for the weather-event data.
ABOUT THE PHOTOGRAPHS
Top three, glimpses of the selection in the bazaars of Aleppo province. By the author. Bottom, three fighters in a Free Syrian Army unit at Iftar, when the produce was welcomed each eve. By Bryan Denton. All, earlier this month.