Archive for the 'Druze' Category

Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham and Civil Society in Jabal al-Summaq

Liwa Al-Jabal: A New Loyalist Militia Unity Initiative In Suwayda’

Local Loyalist Militias of Suwayda’: Katibat Jalamid Urman (Dir’ al-Jabal)

The Situation in al-Fu’a and Kafariya

Saraya Al-Tawheed: A Pro-Assad Druze Militia in Lebanon and Syria

Kata’ib Humat al-Diyar: A Prominent Loyalist Militia in Suwayda’

Labawat al-Jabal: A Druze Female Militia in Suwayda’ Province

Liwa Sayf al-Haq Assad Allah al-Ghalib: A Republican Guard Militia in Sayyida Zainab

The Druze in the Syrian Conflict – By Talal El Atrache

Harakat al-Hawiya al-Arabiya al-Druziya: Defending Druze Identity in Suwayda’

Rijal al-Karama after Sheikh Abu Fahad Waheed al-Bal’ous’ Assassination

The Plight of Syria’s Druze Minority and U.S. Options

The Assassination of Sheikh Abu Fahad al-Bal’ous: Context and Analysis

The New Druze Militia Factions of Suwayda Province

The Coastal Shield Brigade: A New Pro-Assad Militia

The Massacre of Druze Villagers in Qalb Lawza, Idlib Province

Jabhat al-Nusra and the Druze of Idlib Province

Minority Dynamics in Syria

Aymenn Jawad al-Tamimi: More On The Druze Militias in Southern Syria

Aymenn Jawad al-Tamimi: The Druze Militias of Southern Syria

Dera’a is Falling

Tuykey and Syria Struggle to Resolve Their Kurdish Question

Steps Syria has Taken to Win US Favor

News Round Up (12 Sept. 2008)

Bush’s Policy of No Dialogue with Syria is Costing US Lives

Readers Responses to my Last Post

News Round Up (6 January 2007)

Andrew Exum and Nicholas Noe Debate Hizbullah’s Summer War

“Shi’ites and Shi’ism in Medieval Syria,” by Stephennie Mulder

Mansour al-Atrash has Died at 80