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CIA Expects Downfall of Syria after Hafez al-Assad

CIA Expects Downfall of Syria after Hafez al-Assad

Washington- CIA interest in the future of Syria began long time ago – the agency analysts expected stability to collapse once the late Syrian president Hafez al-Assad is gone, which turned out to be true. Several reports and analyses were made on Syria, according to...
Opinion: Like Father, Like Son

Opinion: Like Father, Like Son

In the past few days I have been bombarded with messages drawing my attention to the emergence of a new chorus on Syria. The new song is sung by all sorts of people: British and American journalists, Israeli pundits and former officials, Russian and Iranian government...
Opinion: Assad in the Footsteps of the French

Opinion: Assad in the Footsteps of the French

Has the faction led by President Bashar Al-Assad already won the three-year long civil war in Syria? The tendency in the Western commentariat is to answer the question with a qualified yes. A similar tune is whistled by some in Tehran and Moscow, Assad’s principal...