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Opinion: Homs, Syria’s Martyr

Opinion: Homs, Syria’s Martyr

Now that Syrian government forces have entered Homs—the cradle of the Syrian revolution and a model of justice and freedom whose people have made supreme sacrifices for the sake of the Syrian uprising—some frank remarks must be made. Over the past three and a half...
Opinion: The Battle for the Coast

Opinion: The Battle for the Coast

The battle for the coast is different to the other battles raging on our soil in Syria. In some areas, the Free Syrian Army (FSA) and other rebel factions are fighting a regular army dominated by a specific sectarian and religious group. This does not mean the FSA is...
Opinion: It is time to take a stand

Opinion: It is time to take a stand

The Syrian situation is deteriorating quickly, for reasons that include the intervention of strangers in the conflict, an intervention which was not desired by the Syrian people, who were seeking to deliver their demands to the president, demands for freedom after 50...
Opinion: A Shower of Spokesmen

Opinion: A Shower of Spokesmen

We, the Syrian people, have grown accustomed to seeing the Ba’athist regime speaking for us, without anybody authorizing it or assigning it the task. We have also grown accustomed to seeing it blame us for its own stupidity and malpractice, although we have long...
Opinion: The Great Bear slips up again

Opinion: The Great Bear slips up again

Russia has started to pay for the catastrophic mistakes it made in Syria, defending the regime of a criminal who guaranteed himself certain defeat. How did Assad manage that? He placed himself in a bloody confrontation with a people who were determined to get rid of...