Michel Kilo Opinion: Homs, Syria’s Martyr

Now that Syrian government forces have entered Homs—the cradle of the Syrian revolution and a model of justice and freedom whose people have made supreme sacrifices for the sake of the Syrian uprising—some frank remarks
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Diana Moukalled A Mixed Record

When US investigative journalist and author Seymour Hersh writes an article accusing Turkish intelligence of involvement in the chemical attack in Syria’s suburb of Ghouta last summer, we must pause, and reconsider previous accusations made
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Ali Ibrahim Opinion: Assassinating the Future

Regardless of how we characterize the armed conflict that has been taking place in Syria for more than three years between the opposition and the regime, its symptoms are not too dissimilar to the nature
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Dr. Hamad Al-Majid Syria and the Extremist Factions

The issue of extremist groups in the Syrian revolution has become like a problematic ailment where the patient avoids discovering the extent of its severity, and declines to begin the treatment phase. In fact, he
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Bakir Oweida The ISIS Tumor

The consequences of former US President George W. Bush’s war on terror may be responsible somehow, albeit not directly, for the emergence of the so-called Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). It may be
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Ali Ibrahim When Crises Compete

It may just be a coincidence that the world is witnessing all these transformations—with the maps of entire regions likely to be redrawn and entities disintegrating—in the same year that happens to mark the 100
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Eyad Abu Shakra Moscow and Washington, Then and Now

We have learned from the West that “it takes two to tango.” To the best of my knowledge, US President Barack Obama knows how to do the tango, a dance based on synchronizing steps with
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Hisham Melhem The U.S. is slouching from Syria to Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin is the product of the harsh geopolitical reality of Russia in the post-Soviet era, a country in political and strategic retreat in the vast Eurasian theatre. He is also the faithful
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