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Syria Assad Regime

UN at 70, Ready to be Retired?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 06.29.2016 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

Should we pronounce the UN a failure, or perhaps give it a ceremonial gold watch and retire it? The UN and its adjunct organs and agencies have made much progress, before the 50th Anniversary, but also since.

Who Will Get Sold Out at Syria Peace Talks?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 03.22.2014 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

All individual leaders -- and, for that matter, ideologies -- are expendable. No global or regional power or current leader should be allowed to claim as their own a shared future that first belongs to all Syria's citizens. That would be a sell-out!

Syria and Iran's Nuclear Program: Rethinking the Arab League and the GCC

Dr. Majid Rafizadeh | Posted 04.30.2012 | World
Dr. Majid Rafizadeh

Government documents provided by Wikileaks have revealed the existence of deeply profound regional concerns about Iran's nuclear program.

Syria's Sons Of No One

The New York Times | Anthony Shahid | Posted 10.31.2011 | World

It was past 11 a.m., and Abdullah was finally waking up. The night before had gone late, he and his friends challenging and daring and fleeing from th...