As there's no model for the war in Syria, it's impossible to forecast how the fallout will affect the region.TAGGED: Syria
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|Abu Imad was a notorious mukhabarat officer in the town of Al Bukamal, in eastern Syria.
Part of his job was to ensure that religious clerics did not preach outside the government's line. If they did, he would unleash his men... more ››|
|Reports from inside two Syrian chemical weapons facilities offer some chilling new evidence that President Bashar al-Assad's regime developed special vehicles last year for moving and mixing the weapons -- and an unconfirmed... more ››|
|There is an unremarked paradox in the tumult of the contemporary Middle East. Syria is an economically impoverished country of a little more than 20 million people that has been politically stagnant until 23 months ago. Egypt, by... more ››|
|On December 9, nearly 200 people were killed in the small Syrian village of Aqrab, which is about 40 kilometres west of Hama. The village has a population of 13,000 people, most of whom are Sunnis, with a minority of about... more ››|
|Around the world this year, 88 journalists were killed, six “fixers” were killed, 47 "citizen journalists" were killed, 879 journalists were arrested, 1,993 journalists were threatened or attacked, 38 journalists were... more ››|