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Syria Peace

Joshua Hersh

Some Syrian Revolutionaries Have Had Enough Of War

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 04.17.2014 | World

DAMASCUS, Syria -- Mosab Khalaf remembers the exact moment when he became a revolutionary, and the exact moment when he walked away. The first came...

Joshua Hersh

Syrian Government Promotes Local Ceasefires As The Way Out Of War

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 02.26.2014 | World

DAMASCUS, Syria -- When peace came to Ish al-Warwar, a pro-government, working-class neighborhood in the steep hills along this city’s northeastern ...

Foes Clash Over Assad At Syria Peace Conference

Reuters | Posted 03.24.2014 | World

By Gabriela Baczynska and Stephanie Nebehay MONTREUX, Switzerland, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Syria's government and opposition, meeting for t...

Joshua Hersh

Syrian Opposition Leader Rejects Geneva Talks, As Peace Plan Falters

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 11.04.2013 | World

BEIRUT -- A proposed round of Syrian peace talks slated for later this month appears to be on the verge of collapse after both major parties have said...

Give Syria Justice, Not Violence

Qasim Rashid | Posted 11.19.2013 | Religion
Qasim Rashid

This lie tells us that diplomacy is weakness, and violence is strength. That power is not in raising our ideals of justice but in raising our voices of anger. That flexing our muscles is more important and effective than flexing our principles.

Syria Is an Epic Victory for the Superpower of Peace

Harvey Wasserman | Posted 11.16.2013 | Politics
Harvey Wasserman

The United States is not now bombing Syria. Let's savor that again: for the moment at least, the United States is not now bombing Syria.

Changing the Subject

Amb. Robert E. Hunter | Posted 11.13.2013 | World
Amb. Robert E. Hunter

At no point has the United States actively supported an effort to achieve a decisive outcome to the Syrian civil war.

Don't Hold Your Breath

Reuters | Posted 08.28.2013 | World

By Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS, June 28 (Reuters) - How deep is the divide separating Russia and the United States on Syria? A p...

Assad Regime To Take Part In Peace Conference

AP | Posted 05.24.2013 | World

MOSCOW -- The Syrian government has agreed to a conference on the country's future proposed by Russia and the United States, Russia's foreign ministr...

Rebel-Held Syrian Town Struggles To Keep The Peace

AP | BEN HUBBARD | Posted 08.25.2012 | World

MAARET MISREEN, Syria — The electrical supply merchant had barely arrived for work when the day's troubles began: Residents were complaining of ...

Syria: Connecting the Bigger Picture

Elischia Fludd | Posted 05.19.2012 | Impact
Elischia Fludd

Cultivating peace takes a lot of forethought and a lot of gusto to go through with. Peace is not an esoteric concept to make you feel good when you have a bad day. It is a conscious, moment to moment lifetime process with immediate benefits.