Bassam Haddad


Dictatorship, military intervention and false binaries in Syria

Any external military intervention would devastate Syria due to intended and unintended consequences, writes scholar.


For Syria, what is 'left'?

The brutal crackdown of the past five months cannot be excused by Syria's resistance credentials.


The convenience of amnesia among the powerful

The Syrian regime's disregard for historical and contextual applicability to its predicament explains its violence.

US & Canada

Disrupting Mideast balance of power

Analysts struggle to comprehend the Middle Eastern shock waves reverberating since the Tunisian and Egyptian uprisings.