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  • Syria: is it time for the West to talk with Assad?
    Thursday, September 19, 2019
    • Eugene (Sep 19th, 20:45): Failure by the west, along with the Saudi input, not to forget the Israeli participation, continues to keep any peace fr...

  • The role of MI6 in Egypt’s decision to go to war against Israel in May 1948 by Meir Zamir
    Monday, June 10, 2019
    • Akbar Palace (Sep 17th, 00:49): Yes, Norman, the "Zionist Crowd" has taken over the British and the USa. Lol. Or perhaps, these two countries can no...
    • Norman (Jun 11th, 12:58): So today, the British still play a role, or has the government been taken over by the Zionist crowd, like what the U.S. ...

  • On the Yazidi Mothers of Children Fathered by Jihadists
    Thursday, April 04, 2019
    • Anne Speckhard (Apr 11th, 12:30): Excellent article explaining the background and intricacies of the situation. Last week in Rojava, Syria we meet with Y...

  • A look back at Kamal Jumblatt and the Progressive Socialist Party
    Saturday, March 16, 2019
    • Farid (Sep 13th, 09:24): Well written & informative. However, please allow me to note that: - Fouad Joumblatt was assassinated by Shakib W...
    • Syrian (Apr 4th, 22:29): What was his name ? Was it Daryl
    • Tara (Mar 17th, 16:55): Where is the Syrian Australian guy who used to post here many years ago? Are you gloating with what has happened ? Tel...
    • Tobias Lang (Mar 17th, 16:44): "some elements of the PLA lingered on, participating in armed operations against the Israeli Defense Forces occupying so...
    • Norman (Mar 17th, 06:19): History to date lesson this is, not readily available information all in one place. How complex the Middle East is, when...

  • Nationalism, War, and The Future of The Middle East - by S. Farah
    Friday, January 25, 2019
    • SimoHurtta (Mar 5th, 04:48): Well lets remember with nationalism that Italy was "created" in 1861 and Germany in 1871. Both used ethnic nationalism (...
    • Reza (Feb 11th, 17:41): Poorly written. The uprising of Syrian people to take down their dictator was merely a regime change operation by the We...
    • Critical thinking (Jan 27th, 17:19): Habib, look at the map. Berlin is 3.5 hour drive due north of Prague, some refer to it as central Europe other as Easter...
    • Critical thinking (Jan 27th, 17:18): Habib, look at the map. Berlin is 3.5 hour drive due both of Prague, some refer to it as central Europe other as Eastern...
    • habib (Jan 27th, 11:11): So since when was Germany in Eastern Europe?

  • The Plight of the Druze Hostages Held by ISIS & the War on the Islamic State - by Talal el-Atrache
    Friday, November 09, 2018
    • jo6pac (Jan 11th, 20:32): As an Amerikan I want every Amerikan out of Syria stop all support of the proxies.
    • Ali Alwahsh (Jan 11th, 12:30): Happy New Year gals and lads! May this year bring peace and stability to the country.
    • Mina (Dec 9th, 05:08): The Saudi ambassador to the US, who boasts of having bombed Syria and Yemen in "coalition missions", is now quietly back...
    • Eugene (Nov 25th, 18:58): To GHUFRAN: Isn't what you say in your 2nd paragraph what has take place since the 1st Gulf War in the 90's, At least...
    • Ghufran (Nov 25th, 15:48): Not only the rebels kill and kidnapp non believers but they also kill “believers” who dare to deviate from the group...

  • Saudi Arabia, Shi’ism and the Illusion of Reform - by Robert G. Rabil
    Tuesday, October 30, 2018
    • Ghufran (Nov 5th, 23:21): It goes back to the time defying principles of us foreign policy in the midd east which rotate around support for Israel...
    • Eugene (Oct 31st, 04:47): U.S.complicity, that's a good one. One ego maniac telling other ego maniacs what's better for them. Considering the cast...

  • Interview with Lebanon's Minister of Refugee Affairs, Mouin Merhebi
    Friday, October 26, 2018
    • Mina (Oct 30th, 15:37): For the record, back in 2011, 2012 etc, a very strong pro-revo poster here was often betraying his non-familiarity with ...
    • Ghufran (Oct 27th, 13:10): As early as June 2011 we specifically warned that the violence in Syria will not lead to freedom or democracy but bring ...
    • Eugene (Oct 27th, 04:53): Your last paragraph, sums it up nicely. Have to remember, the author sides with Saudi side, due to the financial ties. C...
    • Antoinetta III (Oct 27th, 01:59): It's been a long time that I have read such a pile of utter dog-crap. There is no question of having to force Syrian re...

  • 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...
    • Chris Carson (Oct 3rd, 17:30): You have to keep in mind that Putin is playing Go. Its not very much like the chess, that others are starting to learn. ...
    • 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...

  • Loyalty over geography: Re-interpreting the notion of ‘Useful Syria’ -- By Matthias Sulz
    Thursday, September 06, 2018
    • james marshall (Oct 18th, 15:15): always read this site with interest . it gives the other side of the coin or should I say the Western coalition[Mossad/m...
    • 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. ...