Monthly Archive for: ‘July, 2016’

The Irreplaceable Asadist Facade

The Irreplaceable Asadist Facade

The embattled Syrian president Bashar al-Asad is irreplaceable. No other Syrian political and military key figure in the …

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Kidnappings on the Rise in Damascus

Kidnappings on the Rise in Damascus

Kidnappings are not new in Syria; when the peaceful protests that began in 2011 gave way to an …

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Federalism might be an Option, but Inclusiveness is a Must

Federalism might be an Option, but Inclusiveness is a Must

1. Introduction On March 17, 2016, the “Federal Democratic System of Rojava – Northern Syria” was established officially …

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Cities in Revolution

Cities in Revolution

The complexity of the situation in Syria, the regime’s efforts in dividing the opposition as well as the …

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ʿObour Association in Tartus

ʿObour Association in Tartus

The importance of the ʿObour (Passage) Association, which was founded in 2015, comes from its work to bridge …

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Fihmak Kfayeh (If You Know What I Mean) Pt.III

Fihmak Kfayeh (If You Know What I Mean) Pt.III

The first part of this article is available here and the second here. In mid-2012 events in Syria …

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