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  • Israel's Secret war for Syria's Independence by Meir Zamir
    Wednesday, June 20, 2018
    • 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 (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 ...

  • Turkey's Afrin Operation Stokes Syrian Yazidi Fears and Fuels Displacement — by Sylvain Mercadier
    Thursday, May 10, 2018
    • habib (May 11th, 10:01): What happened to the Yazidis simply shows what would have happened to all Syrian minorities if the government had steppe...
    • Eugene (May 10th, 04:59): Collateral damage or victims. But nobody cares. The powers who crated the situation certainly don't. After all, exactly ...

  • The Last Thing the Middle East Needs Now Is Another War  - By Robert Rabil
    Friday, April 27, 2018
    • Richard Ong (May 16th, 13:42): ** curbing Russian and Iranian power ** Russian and Iranian power in the M.E. is no threat to the U.S. None. Zero. ...
    • Ethan Ellenberg (May 8th, 15:08): A very astute article, the U.S. interests in Syria are quite limited and do not call for any real change in its disposit...
    • ALAN (May 2nd, 16:37): Putins Wagners in Syria: just take a look what they are doing. Terrifying video https://www.liveleak.com/view?t=CmLac_1...
    • Ghufran (Apr 28th, 16:56): Israel will not disappear in 25 years but it needs a state of continuous conflict and war to distract attention away fro...
    • Abdalhakem (Apr 28th, 16:20): I think that there is no contradiction in the goals between Russia and America in Syria and there is covert cooperation ...

  • The Syrian Social Nationalist Party’s (SSNP) Expansion in Syria - By Jesse McDonald
    Sunday, April 22, 2018
    • Ryan (Apr 23rd, 13:44): Interesting article. You need some serious proofreading, though- the punctuation is all over the place.
    • Alif (Apr 22nd, 21:45): Ali Haidar (mentioned above), leader in the SSNP and long- time oppositionist to the Assad regime, now is Syria’s Mini...

  • Trump May Be Right - By David W. Lesch
    Tuesday, April 17, 2018
    • Hiba Jameel (May 10th, 22:55): Very insightful piece. In fact, I went to amazon.com and ordered one of his books.
    • Khaldoon Alaswad (Apr 28th, 11:13): One hole in MR Lesch argument; The Assad regime political and economic policies are not sustainable, they are reasons w...
    • OFF THE WALL (Apr 21st, 01:03): Not unexpected from the Author of "The Assad I Know" Assad-apologetic piece in the early days of what was then a popular...
    • Ghufran (Apr 18th, 16:57): Think tanks are mostly funded by people and agencies that are obsessed with animosity towards Iran and blind support to ...
    • Richard Ong (Apr 18th, 12:19): This is a decent article but it still expresses three of the Most Sacred Truths in the Whole World, which require some e...

  • Creating a New Syria: Property, Dispossession, and Regime Survival — by Erwin van Veen
    Sunday, April 15, 2018
    • Naji (Apr 20th, 15:31): Well, it was in arabic and it looks like it didn’t post!
    • Naji (Apr 20th, 14:55): I just posted above some serious legal criticisms of the law by a Syrian legal expert, but nothing to do with the incite...
    • Naji (Apr 20th, 14:43): A stunningly ignorant piece! Law no. 10 has many shortcomings and many lawyers in Syria have noted some unfair provision...
    • maurice brasher (Apr 19th, 17:43): appreciate your thorough & detailed reporting, thanks! Maurice Brasher, colleague of Elijah J Magnier
    • Erwin van Veen (Apr 19th, 10:22): Thanks for the many comments and lively discussion, to start with! Just to chip on a few points: 1) A key issue here ...