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Akbar Shahid Ahmed

Springtime For Assad: Syria Dictator In Spotlight As Potential U.S. Ally Against ISIS

HuffingtonPost.com | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 01.28.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Syrian President Bashar Assad, unpopular at home, suddenly appears to have many fans in the U.S. Assad, who has killed thousands in h...

Sam Stein

White House Denies Truce Between Syrian Rebels And ISIS

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 09.15.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House on Monday disputed reports that a group of moderate Syrian rebels -- part of the larger coalition that President Barack ...

Sam Stein

Obama Wary Of Syria Mission Creep

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 06.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Giving little relief to those skeptical of U.S. involvement in Syria’s civil war, President Barack Obama on Monday said he understands...

Obama Decision to Arm Syrian Rebels Has Nothing to Do With Alleged Chemical Weapons Use

John Glaser | Posted 08.14.2013 | Politics
John Glaser

Alas, the administration's stated reason for deciding to directly arm the Syrian rebels simply lacks credibility. So why the sudden shift in policy? The aim is apparently to keep the Syrian war going, for some key strategic reasons.

'Friends Of Syria' Recognizes Opposition

Reuters | Posted 02.11.2013 | World

By Samia Nakhoul and Khaled Yacoub Oweis MARRAKECH, Morocco, Dec 12 (Reuters) - Western and Arab nations sympathetic to Syria's uprisin...

U.S. Formally Recognizes Syrian Rebels

Reuters | Posted 02.10.2013 | World

By Matt Spetalnick WASHINGTON, Dec 11 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama granted U.S. recognition on Tuesday to a Syrian opposition coalition as th...