Micromanaging the Syrian Revolution

US Tries to Control Outcome of Syrian War

March 8, 2013

Omar Dahi: US increases aid to select opposition groups to determine winner of civil war

Syrian Left Opposition Groups Propose Plan to End an Endless War

February 1, 2013

Omar Dahi: Israel and US want to weaken Assad but don’t trust opposition to take power creating conditions for a perpetual civil war

Syria a Humanitarian Disaster – People Demand a Political Settlement Without Assad

January 16, 2013

Omar Dahi: External powers are manipulating the struggle, Jihadist forces are increasingly prominent, but most Syrians believe a settlement is not possible with Assad in power

US Tries to Control Outcome of Syrian Conflict; Russia Might Back Off Support for Assad

December 14, 2012

Vijay Prashad: US recognizes Syrian National Coalition as Russia says Assad may have to step down

Minimal Western Aid for Syrian Refugees

December 10, 2012

Vijay Prashad: Western countries bemoan intolerable conditions facing Syrian people but do little to support UN refugee efforts

Turkish Objectives in Syria

December 7, 2012

Baris Karaagac: Turkish leadership dreams of a new Ottoman empire and looks to control the Kurds

Micromanaging the Syrian Revolution

November 29, 2012

Hamid Dabashi: The brutality of the Assad regime created conditions for the US, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Turkey to arm proxies forces and attempt to control the outcome of the struggle

Qatar Tries to Decouple Hamas from Iran

November 27, 2012

Hamid Dabashi: Qatar and Saudi Arabia want to control the region, pushing Hamas towards a Muslim Brotherhood led Egypt

Tens of Thousands of Egyptians Protest Morsi’s Power Grab

November 24, 2012

Hamid Dabashi: On the heels of Israel’s attack on Gaza, with support of Obama, Qatar and Saudi Arabia, Morsi gives himself powers that rival Mubarak