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Syria Public Opinion

Do Ordinary Syrians Want the U.S. to Intervene?

Doug Rivers | Posted 11.12.2013 | Politics
Doug Rivers

Most of the reporting on the Syrian crisis, aside from occasional man-on-the-street interviews in Damascus, has come from outside Syria. The internet and mobile technology allow the voices of ordinary Syrians to be part of this debate.

Amanda Terkel

Hints Of Dick Cheney In Obama's Syria Stance

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In 2008, then-Vice President Dick Cheney was told in an interview that two-thirds of Americans opposed the Iraq War. "So?" he replied...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Lawmakers: Constituents Are Completely Against Syria War

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 09.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As Congress weighs whether to authorize President Barack Obama's plan for targeted strikes against Syria, lawmakers on Capitol Hill have...

Listening and Learning: Arab Opinion Matters

James Zogby | Posted 03.14.2012 | World
James Zogby

Arab opinion matters. It clearly matters to the West, which has long ignored Arab sentiment. But the views of the public matter within the region as well. The sooner leaders listen and learn, the sooner change can occur.