Author Archive

Analyzing the largest Syria crisis Facebook polls, by Camille Otrakji

An interview with Syrian opposition activist Louay Hussein

Homs: The Capital of Syrian Uprising

The Arab Spring & the decay of secular state in Syria

Syria: An Uprising, Not a Revolution, By Yazan Badran

An interview with Bassam Alkadi, President of the Syrian Women Observatory

The sad irony of it all – the USA and the Arab world…

Syria’s Challenge: A Modern Secular Family Law, by Elie Elhadj

“Why Lieberman?,” by Shai

Will rising tensions in the Middle East lead to another catastrophic war?

Beyond Image: The Effects of the Visual Noise in the City of Damascus. By S. Farah for Syria Comment

“Syria’s National Day Celebrations at the Library of Congress”, by Ford Prefect

The Case for Syria

Israeli Trojan Horse Proves Lame: Syrians Unveil New Secret Weapon

Observations along the road to Kassab and the streets of Aleppo, by Ehsani

Syria’s Four Seas strategy, by Yoav Stern

The American MidEast Leadership Network’s Virtual Scrapbook

Echoes from Ugarit… and Beyond, CD Review by Salma Al-Shami

Syria’s Battle for the Hearts of the West, by S. Farah

US-Syria relations: time to hit the reset button?

Israeli poster pulled from the London subway after the Syrian Embassy complained

Syria – magic ruins and 1001 nights, and a few other things

A New Middle East Strategy for the Age of Obama

Balancing “Change” and “Prudence” will be an arduous process for President Obama

You lose ability, when you lose credibility, S. Farah

What the Middle East Needs is the “Audacity of Hope”, by Hind Kabawat

Top 5 reasons why Israel is attacking Gaza

Waging Peace in Atlanta, by Britta Froelicher


Obama T-shirt From the “Axis of Evil”

Yoav Stern discusses his coverage of Syrian affairs

Syrian TV shows men ‘confessing’ to deadly bomb blast

Comments from Jihad Makdissi

Flipping Peace Tracks Again?

Is the US Raid is a “Parting Shot” by the White House?

Syria plays hardball with the Saudis, by Sami Moubayed

How Syria’s Assad Is Steering His Country out of Isolation

Patrick Seale on the Damascus Summit

Along the Road to Damascus, lessons in conflict resolution.

Competing with the Syrian government itself and wining hands down

Aref Dalileh released

Syria is Ready for Peace.

Paris 2008, Paris 1998

Syria marks ‘year of St Paul’

“America’s Gulf Arab allies and Syria,” by Alex

Q & A with President Assad in Dubai

Why Reform is an Urgent call to Secular Arabs:

Observations of a German journalist in Beirut

Syrian Media – The Challenge and the Need to Act | Part II

Syrian Media – The Challenge and the Need to Act

President Assad is “more optimistic than any time before.” / Carter is “very upbeat”

Did Chirac know?

“The Jews of Syria,” By Robert Tuttle

Jewish Fundraiser to Support Syrian Children with Cancer

The Peace Canal Plan – Peace plan/water import project from Turkey to the Middle East

The United States presents Cinerama in Damascus, 1954

Analyst: US sent destroyer to keep lebanon under its ‘wing’

Can Israel and Syria Break the Middle East Deadlock?

Sanctions on Businessman Target Syria’s Inner Sanctum

The Eighth Gate of Damascus

Britain’s Treachery, France’s revenge / Photos

A letter from Alon Liel / Chairman of the Israeli-Syrian Peace Society

Damascus, capital of Arab culture for 2008

(Saudi) Money can’t buy you love … or success

“President Bush to make first trip to Syria,” by Alex

The soldiers of truth are back

Five undeniable facts about the Syria that I saw / by Ehsani

Assad warns: The region will soon witness events that might have dangerous repercussions …

Announcing Creative Syria Forum’s November 2007 topic: Syria’s RegionalPolicies


Saudi king prays with Rif’at al-Asad in Mecca

Changing Course with Syria

The New York Times: An Israeli Strike on Syria Kindles Debate in the U.S.

Nasrallah calls on Saudi Arabia to boycott the upcoming Middle East conference

Israeli Strike on Syria: A Message for Syria? … A Message for Iran?

Poll: 51% of Syrians favor peace with Israel for Golan pullout

The truth about Syria?

Will Syria and Israel talk, fight or wait?

Introducing the Creative Forum: Commemorating the Golan Heights

Initial syriapol Results Released

U.S. policy turnabout may enable Israeli-Syrian talks

News Round-Up

Bernard Gwertzman (CFR consulting editor) interviews Joshua Landis

Saudis and Syrians …Brothers or Rivals?

Syria, Iran and Saudi Arabia: Three’s a Crowd

New Zogby poll: 80 % of moderate Arabs say Israel and the U.S. are their two biggest external threats. 6% cited Iran

Syria’s President Says He Needs Iran’s Support

ABC News’ Diane Sawyer Talks to President Bashar al-Assad About Iraq and Mideast Peace

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