Radwan Mortada

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As the battle for Qusayr winds down, regime forces are preparing to wrest Aleppo from the Syrian opposition, which overran the city last July.
Tuesday, May 28, 2013
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Syrian opposition fighters fortressed in the Syrian town of Qusayr move about freely. From their hideouts, they operate electrical generators and...
Thursday, May 23, 2013
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The battle for Qusayr has not been settled. There are conflicting estimates about the outcome, with loyalists speaking of “hours separating us from...
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
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After weeks of reinforcing their positions around Qusayr near the Lebanese border, Syrian government forces stormed the strategic town early on...
Monday, May 20, 2013
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Syria’s main jihadi group, al-Nusra Front, declares its allegiance to al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri and agrees to a merger with the Islamic State...
Thursday, April 11, 2013
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Notoriously divided, Lebanon’s Salafis convened recently at a Beirut mosque to form their version of a united front. Though some are skeptical of the...
Monday, April 1, 2013
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In Lebanon, kidnapping for ransom has become seen as a quick path to riches. The country’s wave of kidnappings, many undertaken by organized criminal...
Saturday, March 30, 2013
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The balance of power on the ground in Syria has not decisively shifted, whether in favor of the regime or the armed opposition. A stalemate prevails...
Friday, March 15, 2013
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Networks of Syrian fighters in North Lebanon are reshaping the lay of the land. From Syrian logistics cells to clandestine arms routes, new political...
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
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It appears that Tripoli’s armed commanders, who control the strategic neighborhoods in the Sunni Bab al-Tabanneh district, have had enough.
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
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