Archive for December, 2009

2009 Syria: An Assessment at Year’s End

Washington Reaffirms Sanctions on Syria as Gift to Israel

News Round Up (27 December 2009)

End of Arab Cold War Makes Syria Man in the Middle

Assessing Hariri’s visit to Lebanon and Syria’s Rise

Hariri Speech Reveals Bad Arabic; Adam Ereli Possible Ambassador to Syria

Hariri Goes to Damascus; US Gives More and Better Arms to Israel

When is a Dictator not a Dictator?

“Reshuffling the Cards?: Syria’s Evolving Strategy,” by Peter Harling of ICG

Turkey’s “Zero Crescents, Zero Axises, and Zero problems” Foreign Policy is Catching on.

The US Love-Hate Relationship with Mukhabarat

Pr al-Assad Announces the Passing Away of His Brother Majd

Sharaa on Turkey, the US, Lebanon; Diplomats on Bus Explosion; Turkey’s Leadership

Is Syria to Blame for the Bombings in Iraq?

Bus Bomb? Syrian-Israel Peace Talks? SSNP, Turkey is Warned, Washington is Broken

“Jordan is a model that works, whether we like it or not,” – Rami Khouri

Bus Explosion in Damascus Sets off Wild Speculation

Obama’s Speech, Syria’s Central Banker, Aleppo

Will India’s Proposal to Invest Billions in Iran Undermine US Sanction Drive? Is Turkey the Winner?