The Syrian Civil War and Big Power Rivalry

Syrian Conflict a Proxy War, Driven by Internal Struggle

August 23, 2012

Rami Khouri: The rebellion against the dictatorship is the primary driving force, but all the global and regional powers trying to control the outcome

The Syrian Civil War and Big Power Rivalry

August 2, 2012

Sami Ramadani: The US and allied regional powers pushed early militarization of struggle as outside powers try to control outcome of Syrian revolution

Pt.2 The Syrian Civil War and Big Power Rivalry

August 2, 2012

Sami Ramadani: The US and allied regional powers pushed early militarization of struggle as outside powers try to control outcome of Syrian revolution

Who Supports Assad in Syria?

August 2, 2012

Sami Ramadani: Pt 3 The Syrian Civil War and Big Power Rivalry: Assad has a social base of support, but if opposition had not militarized, he would have been pushed out by now

Why Doesn’t Assad Make a Deal?

August 2, 2012

Sami Ramadani Pt4: US, Saudi and Turkey’s support of Muslim Brotherhood in Syria makes a deal unlikely

The Dangerous Global Consequences of a Syria Intervention

August 2, 2012

Sami Ramadani Pt5: History has shown that deep global economic crisis can lead to war. An intervention into Syria will severely heighten tensions between Russia, China and the US.