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The Assad Government’s Surreal “Summer in Syria” Campaign | Inside Assad’s Syria | FRONTLINE

working hard to put on a good face. To that end, this June, the government launched something they called the Summer in Syria campaign. It involved art fairs, film festivals, and fashion shows. They urged Syrians to share their experiences on Twitter. They got an unexpectedly heavy response. “Enjoying the summer in Syria.” “Greetings from Homs.” “Just having some tea...