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‘Contradictory’ Syria Policy Helps Assad

Obama said his first priority is degrading the extremists who are threatening Iraq and the West. To defeat them, he acknowledged, would require a competent local...

Has Assad Won?

Ensconced in a corner of Damascus, Bashar Assad is growing stronger, while homs, the capital of the Syrian revolution, lies in ruins

Keeping Assad in Power

Boasting about one’s weaponry is nothing unusual in war, where there’s little way of confirming the veracity of the claim. In that, Syrian President Bashar...

Is the Assad Regime in League with al-Qaeda?

Opposition groups and their Western baackers say that despite claims to be fighting terrorism, Bashar Assad is colluding with extremists

Assad Poised to Take Over Former Rebel Stronghold

Reduced to eating insects, famished Syrian rebels let go of strategic strongholds in Homs in return for safe passage out of areas that have been under siege for...

Kerry Accuses Assad of Stonewalling in Peace Talks

(JAKARTA, Indonesia) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is accusing Syrian President Bashar Assad of stonewalling in peace talks and is calling on Russia to...

Assad Says He Doesn’t Rule Out U.S. Attack

(CARACAS, Venezuela) — Syrian President Bashar Assad said in an interview broadcast Wednesday that he does not discount the possibility of a U.S. military attack...