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The New Balance of Power in Syria Alters the Political Equation

Raghida Dergham | Posted 10.03.2012 | World
Raghida Dergham

The international equation governing the issues of Syria and Iran has been altered, after the balance of power on the ground between the regime and the opposition in Syria changed, with the opposition now possessing tanks and anti-aircraft missiles.

The Costs of the Third Russian Veto at the Security Council

Raghida Dergham | Posted 09.26.2012 | World
Raghida Dergham

What options do Moscow and Tehran have, after the leaderships of Russia and Iran entered the eye of the storm in the wake of the grave loss they have both suffered in Syria?

An International Understanding Over the Exit of Assad and His Relatives, With the Regime Remaining in Place

Raghida Dergham | Posted 09.05.2012 | World
Raghida Dergham

When will the Syria matter be settled? No one has a definitive answer, but the majority are saying that a political solution will come before the end of the year. That is if this is not undermined by developments that would impose militarization.

The Geneva Talks: The Russians Sponsoring a Political Solution in Syria?

Raghida Dergham | Posted 08.29.2012 | World
Raghida Dergham

Tomorrow, in the presence of the foreign ministers of the five permanent members of the Security Council, in addition to Turkey, Iraq, Kuwait and Qatar, as well as the Secretary-Generals of both the United Nations and the League of Arab States, a serious race will start in Geneva.

Annan Is Assad's Final Life Preserver

Raghida Dergham | Posted 05.17.2012 | World
Raghida Dergham

Kofi Annan has always been known to be a man skilled at the art of navigation, a perseverant and experienced negotiator. Annan does not like to fail and hates to be the object of criticism. He has a smooth personality, but a solid core.