There is a silly article on the Guardian CiF calling for - and I'm not making this up - a "Turkish-Arab" force to oust the Assad's from power in Syria. Now why on earth would the Turks risk life and limb to help the Syrian people? Nobody would do something like that unless there is something in it for them. Furthermore, any victory won with the arms of another is no victory at all. This attitude is becoming much more prevalent amongst Syrian opposition figures: there is a lot of pussy-footing going on at the moment regarding foreign intervention in Syria. You either man up and ask for what you want, or you don't. Rightly or wrongly, this is no time for dithering and everybody needs to put their cards on the table.