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  • Idlib: The Game Above the Game - by David W. Lesch
    Thursday, September 20, 2018
    • ALAN (Oct 20th, 16:25): Anyone who asks for the withdrawal of the military forces of the western coalition from the territory of democratic east...
    • Ghufran (Oct 18th, 23:19): Erdogan like all Muslim Brotherhood fellows will be willing to switch positions to keep a slice of the pie, he bends and...
    • habib (Oct 5th, 06:18): Podcast interview with long time Syriacomment writer Ehsani: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FFTk1AThXSQ Could deserv...
    • mjabali (Oct 1st, 01:32): Turkey intervened for its own sake because their economy is not good. If al-Assad and his allies would have attacked wh...
    • ALAN (Sep 23rd, 16:25): ROBERT HARNEIS : /a glance at the map tells us that there is no way Syria and its allies are going to tolerate a large t...

  • Loyalty over geography: Re-interpreting the notion of ‘Useful Syria’ -- By Matthias Sulz
    Thursday, September 06, 2018
    • Mina (Sep 15th, 06:05): The difference between now and 7 years ago is that the Djihadists are not even ashamed of their duplicity. Normal Syri...
    • mjabali (Sep 14th, 13:16): The writer usage of the word "conquer" is problematic to say the least. The anti Assad would say: al-Assad is trying ...
    • Eugene (Sep 7th, 05:54): A junior, at a think tank, is swayed by the older members, or else he/she doesn't get recognition. Interesting point of ...
    • Judith Bello (Sep 6th, 20:57): You have argued your first point well. Indeed, all of Syria is 'useful' to the Syrian state and the Syrian people. ...

  • 60 years after Iraq’s 1958 July 14 Revolution by Christopher Solomon
    Friday, August 24, 2018

    • 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...