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Wissam Kanaan
From the outside, renowned Al-Rawda Cafe looks no different than most coffeehouses in Damascus. But inside patrons talk politics with little...
Wednesday, October 5, 2011
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Mohammed Shoair
Samir Amin, the consummate Marxist activist and intellectual, turned 80 in the year of the "Arab Spring." He enthusiastically follows events in the...
Tuesday, October 4, 2011
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Roula Sallakh
New government regulations intended to appease Syria’s manufacturers and consumers upset at unfavourable trade agreements may amount to mere...
Monday, October 3, 2011
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Ammar Dayyoub
The article written by my friend the poet Muhammad Dibo’s article on the Syrian Uprising titled “Demonizing Tyranny, Deifying the...
Saturday, October 1, 2011
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Asi Abu Najm
Syria’s coordination committees began as local networks of anti-regime activists. They have now grown into a web of commissions, councils, and unions...
Saturday, October 1, 2011
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Muhammad Dibo
Most analysis on the Syrian uprising tends to be one dimensional, lacking the necessary depth to explain the situation’s complexities. Such views...
Thursday, September 29, 2011
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Shirin Hayek, Yasin al-Suwayha
During a blogger’s forum held in Xavia, Spain last April, Egyptian writer and journalist Hani Darwish pointed out that in the past few years, Mubarak...
Thursday, September 29, 2011
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Ula Shaybeddine
The revolutions sweeping the Arab world have not only changed political realities on the ground, they have also prompted revision of many long-...
Thursday, September 29, 2011
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Tarek Abd al-Hayy
Unlike years past, those returning to the classrooms of Syria’s universities are now actively discussing politics, including heated debates about...
Wednesday, September 28, 2011
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