Bashar Assad

Expelling ISIS from Raqqa Does Not End ISIS–or Syrian War

October 19, 2017

The U.S.-backed SDF has declared victory in Raqqa after a long battle that left the city in ruins. But the loss of Raqqa does not mean the end of ISIS, says Charles Glass

US Skipping Russia Summit Demonstrates A Failure In International Relations

August 14, 2013

Larry Wilkerson: International summits continue to fail to tackle ongoing global crises

Micromanaging the Syrian Revolution

December 10, 2012
Vijay Prashad: Western countries bemoan intolerable conditions facing Syrian people but do little to support UN refugee efforts

Turkey Unlikely to Push Confrontation with Syria

October 4, 2012

Vijay Prashad: Turkey can’t live up to its tough rhetoric on Syria as it faces Kurdish resistance and morale crisis in army after 300 officers convicted of treason

Assad and the Sectarian Game in Syria

February 23, 2012

Elaine Hagopian: Syrians are caught between horrors of Assad and sectarian forces with external support