Part of Yassin al-Haj Saleh’s latest book on Syria, this commentary examines the anti-imperialist left’s irrational support for Assad, and the double standards this attachment holds. Continue reading
In her talk for Stanford University’s conference on the subject of ‘Cruelty’, Kelly Grotke examines friendship, universality, and cruelty between the European past and the Syrian present.
The international community is not listening to us. It must depoliticize the fight against sexual violence and humanize the countering violent extremism strategy.
Can Islam be criticized as a centralized system or is the mere generalization of the religion a misunderstanding of its structure? Continue reading
The effects of the Russian military intervention on regime loyalists in the Syrian coast, the transformation of these effects throughout the various stages of the intervention, and their subsequent results. Continue reading