Talking Points: Why We Shouldn’t Attack Syria

Talking Points: Why We Shouldn’t Attack Syria

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD – PRINT FORMAT THE CHOICE IS NOT WAR OR NOTHING: WE HAVE OTHER OPTIONS We can call for a second UN weapons inspection team, to determine who was responsible for the chemical weapons attack. We can recommend that whoever is found...
Optimism and Fear: President Obama on War in Syria

Optimism and Fear: President Obama on War in Syria

If I was really optimistic, Iā€™d say that President Obama is hoping that Congress will follow the example of the British parliament ā€“ and vote against his proposed military strike on Syria. It would let him off the hook ā€“ he could avoid an illegal, dangerous, immoral...
The Somaliazation of Syria

The Somaliazation of Syria

As Syria’s civil war enters its third year, the country’s humanitarian crisis worsens each day and the Levant grows increasingly vulnerable to the conflict’s spillover. In mid-February, the United Nations reported a death toll “nearing...
Hezbollah Hedges Its Bets on Assad

Hezbollah Hedges Its Bets on Assad

When the Arab Awakening began last year, Hezbollah’s leadership expressed solidarity with revolutionary movements in Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, Yemen, and Bahrain. However, this support was not extended to those demanding political reform in neighboring Syria. This...
Adding Fuel to Syria’s Fire

Adding Fuel to Syria’s Fire

Despite the widespread international denunciation of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, the government in Damascus continues to crack down hard on the country’s growing domestic opposition. “They are moving in a direction that completely shows that they are...