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Dalal Mawad

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Syria: The End of an Order

(2) Comments | Posted June 11, 2013 | 4:17 PM

I grew up hearing my parents and their generation, blame the woes and wars of the Middle East on the arbitrary borders imposed by the colonial powers on the region after World War One.
The secretive 1916 Sykes-Picot agreement, between the French and the Brits, partitioned the defeated...

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Has the World Grown Weary of Syria?

(18) Comments | Posted March 14, 2013 | 10:52 AM

On this, the second anniversary of the start of the Syrian uprising, perhaps no word summarizes the world's mood as well as this one: weary.

Weary are the Syrian soldiers and rebels; the various international negotiators seeking a conclusion that seems nowhere in sight; the more than a

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