Archive for January, 2010

Robert Ford Named US Ambassador to Syria

Syrian Growth Figures; More Scary Drought Figures from the East

Economics, NGOs and More

“Ecological Peace between Syria and Israel?” by Saleem H. Ali

“The US Censors Syrian Internet,” By Idaf

NGO’s in Syria; Mitchell Should Resign; Egypt and Syria Feud; Assad to Libya

“Syria: the prospects for political change” by Landis; Ilyas Maleh on his father

Al-Waleed Bin Talal: “Assad… we are getting him back in the fold”

“The Real Debate the Syrian Economic Team Should be Having” by Ehsani

Mitchell on the March, Muslim Brothers in Egypt, Makhlouf Man of 2009

News Round up (20 January 2010)

American Sanctions on Syria: Godsend to Hardliners, Hell for Liberalizers – By Ehsani

“Greater Syria” and “Turkey’s slide toward Syria and Iran” by Rabinovich, Maoz, Moubayed et al.

Economic Policy and Amer Lutfi as Head of State Planning Commission

Has Obama Outsourced the Job of Chastising Israel to Turkey?

“Has President Assad Stepped Up Economic Reform?” by Ehsani

Radwan Ziadeh on “Syria’s Democratic Past: Lessons for the Future”

Deborah Amos on the Water and Food Crisis