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  • Romancing Rojava: Rhetoric vs. Reality
    Tuesday, July 31, 2018
    • Pete (Aug 12th, 03:26): What a terrible article, pure propaganda. The "author" couldn't even make it past the second sentence without resort to ...
    • Ghufran (Aug 4th, 23:52): Kurds miscalculated and they are paying the price. There is no support for a Kurdish state in Syria but there is plenty ...
    • Ralfie (Aug 2nd, 12:08): This article is written from an Assyrian national perspective in which Assyrian and Syriac are different names fof the s...
    • ALAN (Aug 1st, 07:20): The person who is blocking my commةents here is a coward!
    • Simon (Aug 1st, 00:41): TLDR I spent considerable time in Syria covering 'Rojava', SDF, SUP, MFS, Sutoro, the Khabour Guards etc. as a journa...

  • Winning in Syria and the Middle East - By David W. Lesch and Kamal Alam
    Monday, July 16, 2018
    • ALAN (Aug 19th, 12:23): The talks in Geneva, the conferences in Vienna and Riyadh -- all of them have failed. The only discussion format that ha...
    • ALAN (Aug 10th, 17:37): Picking up the pieces How Syrian society has changed http://www.synaps.network/picking-up-the-pieces
    • ALAN (Aug 6th, 10:09): Russian fascism by Konstantin P. Petrov - Soviet & Russian military leader, a Russian social and political activist....
    • ALAN (Aug 6th, 10:02): The Stalin-Putin military doctrine and the doctrine of security were sown by the USSR in many countries. The harvest of ...
    • Ghufran (Aug 4th, 23:41): If you are looking for a clean politician you might as well look for a virtuous prostitute, there are no honest brokers ...

  • Helsinki Meeting Does Little to Clarify America's Syria Policy - By Joshua Landis 
    Monday, July 16, 2018
    • Willy Van Damme (Aug 3rd, 06:13): You said there is bad and good news for Assad. But then what's the bad news. You forgot to write the PYD is talking to t...
    • Joshua (Jul 21st, 08:32): Dear Rubin. What does Kristallnacht have to do with Kurdish nationalism? Didn't Jews - or at least many Jews - embrace J...
    • I I Rubin (Jul 18th, 14:57): The Kurd:Arab ratio in Syria is almost exactly the same as the Kurd:Arab ratio in Iraq, as Fabrice Balanche (or the Inst...
    • Eugene (Jul 17th, 05:21): America can't clarify it's position on Syria, just as it can't anywhere else that it has invaded and bombed. As for payi...

  • The Think-Tanks Bark and the IRGC Moves On
    Friday, July 13, 2018
    • habib (Jul 15th, 17:12): I'm not sure either the US and Israel can be called categorically "anti-Muslim". They seem to be very fond of Wahhabists...
    • Eugene (Jul 14th, 04:23): I find it increasingly absurd, that the U.S. continues its anti-Muslim attitude anywhere in the world, be it at home or ...
    • maurice brasher (Jul 14th, 04:06): This is a great account and confirms Eli Magnier 'assessment of this complex situations. Good work

  • Thoughts On Southern Syria
    Sunday, June 24, 2018
    • David (Jun 25th, 03:15): Putin is forcing the US' hand in southwest Syria to somehow bring Washington back to the negotiation table. Moscow has s...

  • Israel's Secret war for Syria's Independence by Meir Zamir
    Wednesday, June 20, 2018
    • Alif (Jun 25th, 18:04): If Israel truly desires peace it needs to stop its near genocidal policies against the Palestinian people. Slaughtering ...
    • Eugene (Jun 21st, 14:19): So if I understand this, Israel couldn't invade Syria, instead fought for it, just as it has done in the present? Back i...

  • Juliette El-Mir Saadeh: Gender politics and women in armed conflict in Syria
    Saturday, June 09, 2018
    • ALAN (Jul 11th, 14:20): Don't Get Out of Syria Assad's Victory Will Only Lead to More Chaos https://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/syria/2018...
    • ALAN (Jun 24th, 07:52): US need to acknowledge: Either it accepts Russia as a partner in the practice of international politics, or it deals wit...
    • Steve (Jun 19th, 17:09): "Yes, it is the duty of the United States as a superpower to rearrange and maintain the order between the Mediterranean ...
    • ALAN (Jun 14th, 19:35): Video: The Militia That’s Threatening American Troops in Syria https://www.nytimes.com/video/world/middleeast/1000000...
    • ALAN (Jun 14th, 19:03): The United States and its allies and partners in the region and beyond must develop a coherent strategy of their own wit...

  • It Would Have Been Preferable Not to Militarily Intervene in Syria - By Ambassador @nikolaosvandam
    Friday, June 08, 2018
    • Eugene (Jun 9th, 05:38): A different take on the subject. Lessons learned? It doesn't seem that anyone has. What does seem to be, the U.S.A. warm...

  • U.S. Involves itself Ever Deeper in Middle East with No Clear Strategic Interest - By Sam Farah
    Wednesday, June 06, 2018
    • Phil Morrison (Jun 7th, 11:38): Question. Have Iraq and Iran been used like a strategic oil reserve? Conflicts have delayed development of oil reserve...
    • Nima Maleki (Jun 7th, 06:58): Thank you for illustrating your thoughts so clearly and providing such a rich collection of information. I'd like to ...
    • Paul Larudee (Jun 6th, 19:53): What do you mean no strategic interest??? It fits perfectly into Israel's strategic plans. You're looking in the wrong...
    • habib (Jun 6th, 18:00): The elephant in the room is, as usual, Israel. Israeli security (and that of Gulf monarchies by extension) is the pre...
    • Eugene (Jun 6th, 13:20): The one superpower in the world today, the U.S. has become the bully on the beach. The U.S. has been captured by members...

  • Iran in Syria: "Cognitive Empathy" and Interests
    Sunday, May 13, 2018
    • mjabali (May 27th, 12:44): No one can define what are Iran's interests in Syria/Iraq/Lebanon without bringing into discussion the history of Shi'a ...
    • Moin (May 17th, 13:50): The media does not know the essence of things. This Iranian regime will one day be a reason to destroy the region. How d...
    • Ghufran (May 16th, 20:45): Religious propaganda is a tool used by oppressive and corrupt regimes and that includes Iran, Saudi Arabia and Israel (w...
    • Alif (May 14th, 03:30): You are giving sectarian struggle too much “credit” and offer no references to back up your claims. Your assertion ...
    • Moin (May 13th, 10:04): I believe that Iran has a clear and clear policy since 1980 and so far has been allocated huge amounts and reached half ...