Archive for the 'Religion and Ethnicity' Category

Can the US and France agree on a Post-Doha Lebanon Policy?

Bashar Will Always Have Paris: Obama has AIPAC

“It’s Time to Talk to Syria” by Kerry and Hagel

News Round Up (2 June 2008)

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

March Toward Disaster

News Round Up (28 April 2008)

“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

Can Israel and Syria Break the Middle East Deadlock?

Britain’s Treachery, France’s revenge / Photos

Israeli-Syrian Peace: From Dialogue… to Details & Diplomacy

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

“Al-Qaeda in Lebanon,” by Nir Rosen

“U.S. Wary of Warming Syrian-Turkish Ties,” by Deborah Amos on NPR

“Lebanon’s Exodus” by Rana Fil: Newsweek

News Round Up (3 Nov. 2007)

Muslim Brotherhood: “Christian or Woman can be President of Syria”

Analysts Say Israel Bombed Legal Nuclear Project Inside Syria

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

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

Latakia in 1980-81: Samuel Pickering’s Fulbright Year

Qaqa – Fatah al-Islam Connection Pooh-poohed

Qaqaa Killed

More Commentary on the Metn Elections

Syria is Not Against the UN

“UNIFIL and Eido Car Bombs the Same: Murr Blames al-Qaida” by T_desco

“Iran’s and Syria’s plan: an interpretation,” by Michael Young

Al-Qaida Arrests in Lebanon

“Alawi Identity in Syria,” M.A. Thesis by Torstein Worren

Palestine and Lebanon: The US in Quicksand

The Kurdish National Assembly of Syria fights for Federal Democracy

“Lebanon Unrest Puts Hariri Tribunal In Peril” by Solomon

“Ash’ari Islam Predominates in Syria,” by Anonymous

“Sufism and Salafism in Syria” by Itzchak Weismann

“The Difference Between Wahhabis and Muslim Brothers,” by David Commins

“The Middle East is abuzz with talk of ‘Shiitization,'” by Andrew Tabler

Pelosi’s Trip to Damascus

The Arab League Summit: Arabism is Back – Syria is In

A Response to Michael Young

Kurds Commemorate the “Intifadah” of 12 March 2004

Readers Responses to my Last Post

Counting Lebanon’s Shiites as Slaves: Why the Lebanon Deal is Obstructed

Saudis and Syrians …Brothers or Rivals?

News Round Up (27 February 2007)

“Lebanese Sunnis Deeply Divided over Relations with Hizbullah” by Anonymous

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

Nasrallah: “No Plan for Sunni Conversions”

Syria and Iraq

News Round Up (6 January 2007)

Andrew Exum and Nicholas Noe Debate Hizbullah’s Summer War

News Round Up (17 December 2006)

“Six Brutal Truths about Iraq,” By Gen. Odom

“Shi’ites and Shi’ism in Medieval Syria,” by Stephennie Mulder

“SYRIA: Regime interests dictate regional policies,” by Oxford Analytica

Mansour al-Atrash has Died at 80

Blanford’s Hariri Book. Syria Talks Urged by Britain

News Round-Up Nov. 10 2006

Syrian Corruption Hits Prime Time

Can Bush Bring Down Syrian Regime?

News Roundup (Oct. 9, 2006)

Kurds Protest; Israel Says No to Peace

Bayanouni Improves on Alawi Question

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