Archive for the 'uprising' Category

Assad cracks down on loyalist militias in Aleppo

Century Foundation Roundtable on Syria

“Why the UN’s Excuses For its Aid Fiasco in Syria Fail to Convince,” By Reinoud Leenders

“Why the Islamic State Is Losing, and Why It Still Hopes to Win”

The Ten Most Important Developments in Syria in 2015

The Death of Zahran Alloush

“The Assyrians of Syria: History and Prospets” by Mardean Isaac

Media Maskirovka: Russia and the Free Syrian Army

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

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

“Did Ali Mamlouk, Assad’s Spy Chief, Try to Carry out a Coup?” by Joshua Landis

Syrian Rebels Capture Idlib, by Aron Lund

Syria: The West Should Stop Raising False Expectations – By Nikolaos van Dam

“Observations of a Homsi living in Tartous,” by Aboud Dandachi

Islamist Groups Declare Opposition to National Coalition and US Strategy [updated]

Gangs of Latakia: The Militiafication of the Assad Regime

The End of the Line: A Microbus Map of Damascus – by Matthew McNaught

Ayman al-Zawahiri Rants about Syria

Is Jabhat al-Nosra breaking apart?

The Raqqa Story: Rebel Structure, Planning, and Possible War Crimes

Sorting out David Ignatius

Syria Video – a powerful web service that maps Syrian war video by town and province

Drones, A New Alawite Opposition, Obama in Israel

Lebanese Tension, Egyptian Chaos, Iraqi Memories… and all the news from Syria

“Syria’s Salafi Insurgents: The Rise of the Syrian Islamic Front” by Aron Lund

The Free Syrian Army Doesn’t Exist

The Islamist mess in Damascus

Swedes, jihadis & anti-air missiles in northern Syria

Turkey and Syria – Will Turkey Go to War?

What Will a Post Assad Syria Look Like?

Rami Makhlouf’s daily blasts Turkey; Draws MB link

News Round Up (3 May 2011) Syrian Banks Asked to Pay for Stable Syrian Pound

News from Aleppo, Homs, and Hama

“Crunch Time for the Syrian Regime” by Peter Harling

NPR Show with Anthony Shadid, Rami Khouri, and Joshua Landis

News Round Up (28 April 2011)

“Protesters Want Changes to Syria’s Power Structure,” Landis on NPR

Advice For UN from a Retired Diplomat and for Pres. Assad from David Lesch

News Round Up (27 April 2011)

Quelling the Revolt: Will the Opposition Take up Arms?

Deraa Encircled – Major Crack Down in Regime Effort at Shock and Awe – Officers Ordered to Shoot to Kill

Great Friday: Over 80 Killed

“Who Supports the Regime and Why a New Party Law Will Not Include Eliminating the Supremacy of the Baath Party,” by Ehsani2

The Government Draws a Line in the Sand

Syrians Comment on Homs and Syria’s Future (20 April 2011)

The Opposition Grows in Confidence and Numbers

Western Press Misled – Who Shot the Nine Soldiers in Banyas? Not Syrian Security Forces

The Revolution Strikes Home: Yasir Qash`ur, my wife’s cousin, killed in Banyas