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Twenty-two years have passed since the supposed end of the Lebanese Civil War, and militiamen are still able to terrify neighborhoods, while armed...
Monday, August 27, 2012
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“Nationalism” has an ugly connotation in the West, its mere mention immediately evoking the memory of a rampaging Nazi Germany. In the Arab world too...
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
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Discourse on Syria in recent months has been dominated by pundits of war from both sides of the fence. Anti-regime ravings for NATO intervention are...
Thursday, July 5, 2012
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The notion of resistance in the Arab world has had a strong cultural resonance over the past century. Citing a continuum of Arab struggles, firstly...
Monday, June 18, 2012
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As news of yet another massacre in Syria surfaces – this time in the farm village of Al-Kubeir near Hama – we can only imagine the moral outrage...
Thursday, June 7, 2012
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Thaer Halahleh narrowly skirted death when Israel agreed to a deal that ended his 78-day hunger strike, returning home on Tuesday night after...
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
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The recent clashes in Lebanon have placed the spotlight on the country's questionable ability to prevent the Syrian crisis from spreading to its...
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
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“One year ago, Damascus was busy. Now you hardly see people walking,” lamented my translator as we drove through the center of the Syrian capital...
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
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Damascus - Syria’s new constitution was heralded by Minister of Interior Mohammad al-Shaar on Monday as “excellent” and indicative of the Syrian...
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
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While lucrative petroleum reserves in the Mediterranean’s east are discovered and exploited by neighboring countries, political infighting risks...
Sunday, November 20, 2011
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