Archive for the 'Syrian Revolution 2015' Category

Further Response to Roy Gutman: Balancing the Picture

Quwat Dir’ Al-Qalamoun: Shifting Militia Links

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

The Situation in al-Fu’a and Kafariya

Saraya al-Areen: An Alawite Militia in Latakia

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 al-Imam al-Mahdi: A Syrian Hezbollah Formation

Kata’ib al-Jabalawi: A Pro-Assad Militia from Homs

The Local Defence Forces: Regime Auxiliary Forces in Aleppo

Liwa al-Jalil: A New Pro-Assad Palestinian Militia

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

The Dir’ al-Watan Brand: Liwa Salah al-Din al-Ayyubi

Liwa Dir’ al-Watan: A New Pro-Assad Militia in Damascus

Liwa Usud al-Hussein: A New Pro-Assad Militia in Latakia

The Life of al-Khal: First Leader of Liwa Shuhada’ al-Yarmouk

The Ten Most Important Developments in Syria in 2015

The Death of Zahran Alloush

The Factions of North Latakia

Media Maskirovka: Russia and the Free Syrian Army

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

Liwa Shuhada’ al-Yarmouk: History and Analysis

Abu Yahia al-Hamawi, Ahrar al-Sham’s New Leader

Syrian Rebel Leader Subhi al-Refai on U.S. relations with Ahrar al-Sham

Liwa al-Sayyida Ruqayya: Recruiting the Shi’a of Damascus

The New Druze Militia Factions of Suwayda Province

The Coastal Shield Brigade: A New Pro-Assad Militia

“Is Zahran Alloush in Amman?” by Aron Lund

Sheikh Muhammad al-Yaqoubi Responds to al-Julani’s al-Jazeera Interview

“Abu Mohammed al-Golani’s Aljazeera Interview” by Aron Lund

Syria in Limbo: Neither Reunification nor Partition Are Yet Possible