Archive for November, 2007

Lebanon Presidential Politics and the Brammertz Report

Is the Notion of Syria Getting Back the Golan a Pipe Dream?

“U.S. Seems to Soften Syria Stance,” by Solomon & Simpson

“Syrian Track and Russian Mediator” by Ben Caspit

Annapolis Round Up: Was Syria a Winner at Annapolis?

What Happened on Day One of Annapolis?

“How Syria Decided to Participate at the Deputy F.M. Level,” by Hamidi

Landis on BBC World Service Explaining Why Syria is Headed to Annapolis

Syria to Attend Peace Conference at Deputy Foreign Minister Level

“At Mideast Talks, U.S. and Israel Seek to Isolate Iran by Wooing Syria,” WSJ

Schedule for Annapolis Conference and Related Events

“Syria Wants to See Word “Golan” Published on Agenda Before Deciding on Annapolis,” by Ibrahim Hamidi

“The Real Reason Syria Blocked Facebook,” by Idaf

Syria says Golan Heights on Annapolis agenda

Lebanon: Drift Better than Conflict: Hamidi Translated

Syria Gets Credit for Gains in Iraq: Jihadists Come from US Allies

Facebook Blocked in Syria: Virtual Civil Society Banned

Syria Will Not Attend Annapolis Conference, Unless…

Assad warns: The region will soon witness events that might have dangerous repercussions …

Announcing Creative Syria Forum’s November 2007 topic: Syria’s RegionalPolicies


Iraqi Refugees: Has There Been a Breakthrough?

Asad: No Talks Without Serious Golan Initiative

Turkey – Syria Trade to Reach $5 Billion in 5 Years, Insha’allah: Hamshou Hit

The Annapolis Protocal & Flip-flopping toward Damascus

IAEA: “No Credible Evidence” of Nuke Activity in Syria

“Syria and the Peace Process” by Landis

David Lesch Testimony on Syria-Lebanon before the Senate

“Syria: Options and Implications for Lebanon and the Region,” by Emile El-Hokayem

Landis at CFR in NYC

Treasury Designates Individuals Furthering Syrian Regime’s Efforts to Undermine Lebanese Democracy

Jackson Diehl goes over the deep end on Syria bombing

“Is Israel About to Attack Hizballah?” by Blanford

“Hezbollah: Maneuvers held near border in ‘response to enemy’,” AP

Top French Officials Go to Damascus on a Fool’s Errand

Economist Responds: What do Subsidy Cuts tell us about the Baath? Is it Washed Up?

News Round Up (3 Nov. 2007)

“Everyday Jihad,” by Bernard Rougier

Economist on the price of Gasoline in Syria

Rice to Lebanon, “No Compromise on Presidency”

Canadian Searches for Sister Lost in Syria

“Hizbullah Recruits Sunni Palestinians and Lebanese to Bolster Arabness,” by Hugh Macleod

US Planes Participated in Syrian Bombing Raid, according to al-Jazeera