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Is Dividing Syria the Problem or the Solution?

Is Dividing Syria the Problem or the Solution?

It is well known by now that those sorts of [external] legitimacies function for nothing further than oppressing local voices and crushing and preventing politics, to place themselves as the guardian of the local “under-developed” populations that protects them from each other. As well as the protector of the “external source of legitimacy” from the worrying turbulences of local conflicts. That is precisely what had been done under the Asads and what goes on to be repeated by the likes of al-Baghdadi and Saleh Muslim, and a few others who have not emerged with a comprehensive project yet.

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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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Debate: The New Syria between Flags and Languages

Debate: The New Syria between Flags and Languages

In the context of the Kurdish move toward federalism discussed nowadays, we must note that Syria today is …

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Symptoms of Flawed Pluralism: the Debate on Federalism

Symptoms of Flawed Pluralism: the Debate on Federalism

The following is an attempt to understand one of the paradoxes of Syrian political discourse: the acceptance of …

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Introduction: Transition to Peace, Reunification and Reconciliation in Syria

Introduction: Transition to Peace, Reunification and Reconciliation in Syria

The Carter Center acknowledges the complex and fluid developments in the Syrian war, the humanitarian and economic crisis, …

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