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Uprising in Syria

How Teenagers With A Can Of Paint Sparked Syria's Uprising

Los Angeles Times | Posted 03.15.2012 | Teen

It started with some teenagers and a can of paint. “The people want to bring down the regime,” the students wrote on a wall In the southern Syria ...

Joshua Hersh

WATCH: Syrian Activist Says Western Intervention Must Comprehensive | Joshua Hersh | Posted 03.07.2012 | World

NEW YORK -- As the debate over how to support the opposition in Syria grows louder in Washington, a Syrian activist closely affiliated with the opposi...

Turkey's Vision for 2012 and Beyond: Davutoglu's Washington Visit

Joshua W. Walker | Posted 04.18.2012 | World
Joshua W. Walker

It is too soon to tell whether Davutoğlu's promising rhetoric may become a reality, but at least Washington has experienced first-hand Turkey's approach and vision for 2012 and beyond.

Joshua Hersh

Syria Crisis: Turkey Inches, Somewhat Reluctantly, To The Forefront | Joshua Hersh | Posted 02.13.2012 | World

WASHINGTON -- When Turkey's Foreign Minister, Ahmet Davutoglu, arrived in Washington late last week, he came with a clear and direct message about the...

Razan Ghazzawi, Press Freedom Blogger, Released By Syrian Officials

AP | Posted 02.18.2012 | Media

BEIRUT — Syrian authorities have released a U.S.-born blogger and press freedom campaigner who was arrested at the border while on her way to at...

Joshua Hersh

U.S. Ambassador To Syria: Protesters Struggling To Keep Opposition Peaceful | Joshua Hersh | Posted 11.21.2011 | World

The embattled opposition movement in Syria is finding it increasingly difficult to hold off those who would resort to violence in the face of the gove...

Joshua Hersh

Arab Spring: More Crackdowns As Ramadan Arrives In Egypt, Syria | Joshua Hersh | Posted 10.01.2011 | World

The Arab Spring uprisings that have seemed to stall under an oppressive Arab summer may be about to get a burst of fresh energy with the arrival of th...