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person > Fawaz Gerges
11 - 20
A second chance for diplomacy?
The US and Russia, who have been at odds over the war in Syria, are making a new push to end the violence there.
Last updated: 12 May 2013 10:55 GMT
Syria: Governing in a war zone
Will Ghassan Hitto, the new interim prime minister for the Syrian opposition, be able to unify rebel-held areas?
Last updated: 24 Mar 2013 09:31 GMT
Making heads or tails of Bashar al-Assad
Diplomatic wrangling and ground battles continue amid international efforts to oust embattled Syrian leader.
Last updated: 13 Jan 2013 10:19 GMT
Is the Assad regime close to collapse?
We ask if the Syrian regime is losing its grip on power or if it is still being bolstered by its allies.
Last updated: 16 Aug 2012 12:47 GMT
Will Annan's Syria peace plan succeed?
As fighting continues, we discuss if Syria's government is pulling back from the United Nations peace plan.
Last updated: 08 Apr 2012 14:27 GMT
Chomsky: 9/11 - was there an alternative?
Suppression of one's own crimes is virtually ubiquitous among powerful states, at least those that are not defeated.
Last updated: 07 Sep 2011 15:13 GMT
UN Security Council urged to act on Syria
UN rights chief asks council to refer Syria to the International Criminal Court after Obama urges Assad to step down.
Last updated: 18 Aug 2011 23:21 GMT
Obama calls on Syria's Assad to step aside
Pressure from the US, EU and UN mounts on Syrian leader as Obama says "I strongly condemn this brutality".
Last updated: 18 Aug 2011 21:00 GMT
Sunni force targeted in Iraq
Eight Sahwa fighters killed in the latest spurt of violence across the country.
Last updated: 29 Aug 2010 16:25 GMT
'War on terror' through Muslim eyes
Caught in the crossfire, how do the world's Muslims view al-Qaeda?
Last updated: 29 Aug 2010 14:32 GMT
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The photo controversy over indigenous people
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'We got this, Bob Geldof, so back off'
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