Fawaz Gerges

Fawaz Gerges

War & Conflict

Air strikes on Syria: A long and uncertain shot

With ISIL moving towards urban warfare, serious questions regarding the efficacy of the US-led strat

Air strikes on Syria: A long and uncertain shot

Politics

Syria: The odds are against the opposition

On the campaign trail, Assad can only offer an exhausted and bleeding Syrian public a pyrrhic victory.

Syria: The odds are against the opposition

Politics

Syria: Elections in the time of carnage

Had Assad declined to run for a third term, he'd have shown that the country's future is more important than one man.

Syria: Elections in the time of carnage

Archive

Echoes of the pope in al-Azhar mosque

The protests in Egypt and the rest of the Muslim world over remarks made by Pope Benedict XVI, who implicitly linked Islam and violence, particularly in regard to jihad have still not abated.

Echoes of the pope in al-Azhar mosque