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Assad's Fan Club Is Growing for All the Wrong Reasons

Daniel Nisman | Posted 03.11.2014 | World
Daniel Nisman

Jihadist-jittery governments are increasingly buying Assad's argument that a rebel victory will turn Syria into a haven for extremism and foment regional instability. What they fail to realize is that Assad is duping them into choosing between one extremist future for Syria and another.

Joshua Hersh

Regrouped Syrian Rebels Fight Back Against Hardline Islamist Group

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

BEIRUT -- A hardline Syrian militant group with ties to al Qaeda has steadily lost ground in northern Syria against a recent surge of rebranded rebels...

Don't Lose Your FSA Dollars

Mark Steber | Posted 02.03.2014 | Money
Mark Steber

You, and many American taxpayers, may be in danger of leaving some of your hard-earned money on the table and otherwise losing some tax benefits you otherwise deserve and can get quite easily.

What I Learned On The Ground In Syria

Ming Holden | Posted 11.09.2013 | World
Ming Holden

I am anti-war. That's precisely why I support a US strike in Syria.

The Evolving Landscape in Syria and Implications for Greater Kurdistan

Daniel Wagner | Posted 11.06.2013 | World
Daniel Wagner

The ease with which violence in Iraq and Syria has negatively impacted surrounding countries underscores the declining significance of borders throughout the Levant.

Assad and the Road to al Qaeda

Michael Kay | Posted 10.06.2013 | World
Michael Kay

In attempting to ameliorate the situation in Syria, we must look to Iraq, which offers crucial clues on what might or might not be a feasible solution.

The First Real Test for Moderates in the Syrian Opposition

Daniel Nisman | Posted 08.17.2013 | World
Daniel Nisman

Since the conflict began in 2011, the growing influence of jihadist groups in Syria has been attributed to a lack of support from Western and moderate powers in the region.

The Dangers of Providing Military Support to the Free Syrian Army

Daniel Wagner | Posted 08.14.2013 | World
Daniel Wagner

The issues surrounding political change in Syria are multifaceted and much more intricate than is being reported in the western media, yet the conflict continues to be painted in simplistic black and white terms.

The Cost of Inaction in Syria

Matthew RJ Brodsky | Posted 06.29.2013 | World
Matthew RJ Brodsky

If the White House cynically chooses to remain on the sideline and watch the death toll grow, it should at least remove the most dangerous weapons from the equation.

UNDOF: The Beginning of the End?

Daniel Nisman | Posted 05.07.2013 | World
Daniel Nisman

On March 6, Syrian rebel fighters in the Golan Heights region released footage of a UN peacekeepers' convoy which they claimed to have detained. The i...

UBS Fined Over AIG Fund

AP | Posted 04.14.2013 | Business

LONDON — Britain's financial regulator fined Swiss bank UBS 9.45 million pounds ($14.8 million) Tuesday for exposing customers to unacceptable r...

6 Tips For Saving On Child Care Costs

LearnVest | Posted 01.30.2013 | Parents
LearnVest

Even in this weak economy, child care costs are rising through the roof. Here are a few tips on trimming this expense, many of which I've cashed in on myself.

Rogue Trader's Bank Fined For Allowing Him To Screw Up

AP | Posted 01.25.2013 | Business

LONDON (AP) — Britain's financial regulator has fined UBS AG for failures which allowed a rogue trader to lose $2.3 billion in the country's biggest...

Bank Could Get Fined Twice For Libor Rigging

Reuters | Posted 11.25.2012 | Business

LONDON (Reuters) - Royal Bank of Scotland is facing the increasing likelihood of having to settle separately with the UK and U.S. authorities investig...

See You In Court, Barclays

Reuters | Posted 12.29.2012 | Business

* Guardian Care Homes says wrongly sold interest rate swaps * Judge rules Libor/mis-selling case must go to trial * Barc...

Syrian Opposition Announces Major Turning Point

Reuters | Posted 11.22.2012 | World

By Oliver Holmes BEIRUT, Sept 22 (Reuters) - The rebel Free Syrian Army (FSA) has moved its leadership for the first time from Turkey ...

After Aleppo

Matthew VanDyke | Posted 10.08.2012 | World
Matthew VanDyke

A force of 20,000 Syrian troops have encircled Aleppo and are preparing to retake it from Free Syrian Army (FSA) rebels. Assad's army has softened their targets with barrages of artillery, aerial bombardment, and strafing by helicopter gunships for weeks.

Syria's Christians, Caught in the Middle of Worsening Chaos

Kurt J. Werthmuller | Posted 07.27.2012 | World
Kurt J. Werthmuller

Members of Syria's diverse Christian communities are finding themselves engulfed in the fog of war and increasingly targeted.

Regulating Banks Is Not So Easy

Cyrus Moore | Posted 09.17.2012 | Business
Cyrus Moore

It's easy to bash regulators. But it's not so easy to be one.

VIDEO: Syrian Fighters Battle For 12th Century Castle

Posted 07.05.2012 | World

In 2006 it was recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage site, yet today the medieval crusader castle Crac Des Chevaliers in Syria's Homs province is at t...

British Officials Missed Warnings On Barclays Scandal

Reuters | Posted 09.01.2012 | Business

* Records show chances missed over Libor * Fault lines detailed on at least five occasions * Critical questions raised i...

U.K. Official: Who 'Should Pay The Price' At Barclays?

Reuters | Posted 08.28.2012 | Business

LONDON, June 28 (Reuters) - British authorities must find out which executives at Barclays knew about its attempts to manipulate key market interest...

How to Navigate Markets Through the Euro-Zone Turmoil

Gemma Godfrey | Posted 07.18.2012 | Business
Gemma Godfrey

As the euro zone crisis intensifies and global markets reflect investor concerns, we ask ourselves, is a Greek exit from the euro on its way? Preparations have already begun to protect shareholder interest.

JPMorgan Banker Resigns To Fight Insider Fine

Reuters | Posted 06.03.2012 | Business

* JP Morgan Global Chairman of Equity Capital Markets steps down * Ian Hannam says resigns to fight FSA accusation of market abuse ...

Syria: Government Uses Homs Tactics on Border Town

Human Rights Watch | Posted 05.22.2012 | World
Human Rights Watch

Indiscriminate Shelling, Sniper Killings, Attacks on Fleeing Residents (New York) – Syrian security forces are committing serious abuses in the...