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  • The Syrian Social Nationalist Party’s (SSNP) Expansion in Syria - By Jesse McDonald @JJMcDonald10
    Sunday, April 22, 2018
    • 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
    • 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...
    • Alif (Apr 17th, 23:21): A more realistic piece than the previous two published here . I agree that the US effectively occupying Syria has few if...
    • Eugene (Apr 17th, 19:28): Who may be right? The academics, the war planners, the financiers, any or all of them? All the outside players, from the...

  • 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 ...

  • Syria, Deterrence of Chemical Weapons and U.S. Policy in the Middle East - By Joshua Landis
    Thursday, April 12, 2018
    • Um Mahmood (Apr 16th, 17:41): "Democracy, moderation, and the acceptance of liberal values will only come with education and economic growth." Doe...
    • SimoHurtta (Apr 15th, 14:13): It is amusing,that using tear gas in war is illegal, because tear gas is a battle gas and a chemical weapon. The formula...
    • Ethan Ellenberg (Apr 15th, 13:41): It's unclear how any version of an Assad regime can successfully rule Syria which is an understated basis of your views....
    • Ghufran (Apr 14th, 17:01): Western powers supported islamist rebels from day one and were not interested in the truth or the welfare of Syrians, th...
    • habib (Apr 14th, 09:42): It's incredible that until now, no one has been able to come up with a motive for why Assad would use chemical weapons e...

  • Peak Fragility: Why The Middle East Is Doomed — by Ehsani
    Tuesday, April 10, 2018
    • Alif (Apr 12th, 01:27): First the war has to end. And the Syria that emerges from the wreckage will not be the Syria that existed before 2011. I...
    • Roland (Apr 10th, 18:43): I disagree with a couple of things here, Ehsani. 1. There is a lack of global and historical perspective in your dem...
    • Jasmine (Apr 10th, 16:09): Superb article. IMHO Syrians have realised at last that being Syrian is far more important than being Arab. I would li...

  • Eastern Ghouta x 20, by Aron Lund
    Friday, April 06, 2018
    • Richard Ong (Apr 11th, 22:47): ** we were held back from assisting the civilian population in eastern Ghouta during these periods of attacks on Ghouta ...
    • Eugene (Apr 10th, 20:25): I have to say this, Tucker Carlson with the above video, sure got my vote, as well as the good senator should be defeate...
    • samir (Apr 10th, 10:17): WHY DO YOU CENSOR COMMENTS COWARD? Even Tucker, foxnews, is better than you timid, coward, usg propagandists. shame o...
    • expose (Apr 8th, 15:51): Don't believe that Assad used Chemical weapon. It is Washington that uses CW as false flag operation to frame Assad. Th...
    • Eugene (Apr 8th, 09:13): Interesting that no one has commented as I write this on 02/08/18, @ least not on my view. In the end, if there is one, ...

  • Intervention in Syrien: Sollten wir eingestehen, dass der Krieg gegen das syrische Regime verloren ist? - By Nikolaos van Dam @nikolaosvandam
    Sunday, March 25, 2018
    • Ghufran (Mar 30th, 23:59): Bin Salman said Assad is not likely to be ousted from power. He said he hopes that Assad will not become a “puppet” ...

  • Foreign intervention in Syria: Isn’t it time to admit that the war against the Syrian regime is lost? - By Nikolaos van Dam
    Thursday, March 08, 2018
    • Eugene (Mar 26th, 05:12): And if the western powers hadn't financed proxy's/Israel, would we be seeing the destruction,displacement that we see to...
    • ALAN (Mar 17th, 14:45): Russia has become a rogue state in defiance of the entire international system says FSI director http://www.wbur.org/on...
    • you lost (Mar 12th, 19:50): The gulf countries paid most of the bills similar to what they did when Iraq waged a war against Iran. That war ALS...
    • Joe (Mar 12th, 06:43): TL;dr Have there ever even been a foreign intervention against the Syrian government. I see this article as nonsensic...
    • Ghufran (Mar 11th, 19:46): Western powers had little to lose when they supported an armed uprising to topple the regime, if rebels win those powers...

  • Follow-Up and Correctives on Hashd al-Sha'bi Article
    Thursday, February 15, 2018
    • ALAN (Mar 10th, 04:59): Where is my last comment here about Trump money laundering through Turkey? Removing the comment is a cowardly action Y...
    • Bala subramani.C (Mar 1st, 16:02): Please stop the fight and save the siriya children please stop the child war please ssss
    • Ghufran (Feb 26th, 22:38): Not just Putin but also Trump who realized that placing all eggs in the Kurds basket is dangerous when there is Turkish ...
    • ALAN (Feb 24th, 05:29): Behold we,people of Afrin, as you see have not broken down! and turned as a teeth of comb. and our heroism is proved onc...
    • Robin Morritt (Feb 16th, 16:54): The MERI report "... analyses the negative role the PMF may play ..." The RISE Foundation report "is based on more th...

  • The Militias in Iraq, From Popular Mobilization to Political Interference
    Saturday, February 10, 2018
    • Firass (Mar 8th, 19:15): The article assumes the West wanted to remove assad. There was never any intention to topple Assad just the destruction ...
    • Eugene (Feb 11th, 06:11): Interesting, informative, how "Murphy's Law" turned into the dominant player, thanks to the ineptness(?) or brilliant pl...