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Syria and the US: The complicity of silence
As President Barack Obama begins his second term, will the US continue to give mixed messages about Syria?
Last updated: 30 Jan 2013 19:17 GMT
Syria: Only diplomacy can stop the war
Outside powers should stop military involvement and support new diplomatic initiative.
Last updated: 26 Jun 2012 22:47 GMT
Don't let Syria become Libya
UN Secretary General Kofi Annan must be allowed to mediate a real peace in Syria in lieu of a Libya-style redux.
Last updated: 01 May 2012 17:22 GMT
Dictatorship, military intervention and false binaries in Syria
Any external military intervention would devastate Syria due to intended and unintended consequences, writes scholar.
Last updated: 19 Jan 2012 10:20 GMT
For Syria, what is 'left'?
The brutal crackdown of the past five months cannot be excused by Syria's resistance credentials.
Last updated: 29 Aug 2011 10:55 GMT
The convenience of amnesia among the powerful
The Syrian regime's disregard for historical and contextual applicability to its predicament explains its violence.
Last updated: 03 May 2011 12:43 GMT
Ending Assad's violent crackdown
International action is beginning to take shape, but will it be enough to deter the crackdown on the Syrian protesters?
Last updated: 30 Apr 2011 12:56 GMT
US denies seeking Assad's ouster
State department says it isn't undermining Syria's regime, after WikiLeaks exposed financing of opposition groups.
Samer Araabi and Jim Lobe
Last updated: 19 Apr 2011 14:42 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
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Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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