“The last chapter is the most difficult to finish in a revolution, as in a novel,” writes Khaled Khalifa from war-torn Syria.
A response to Muhammad Idrees Ahmad on the dangers of intervening in Syria, and of false logic.
Don’t think for a second that Washington’s ineffectiveness stops with the ongoing Syrian fiasco.
The problems with the “anti-imperialist” position on Syria.
The future of their country remains undetermined, but Syrians are beginning to plant seeds.
A family’s journey from Armenia to Syria and back again.
The Syrian poet Adunis has largely stayed silent about the civil war currently ravaging his country. His work, though, can help us reflect on the ongoing conflict.
Retracing the steps of Syria’s chemical arsenal.
“American exceptionalism” does not mean what most people think it means.
If an attack on Syria is averted, it could mark a welcome shift in U.S. foreign policy.
Why refusing to attack Syria matters.
Congress has an opportunity to debate and reconsider decades of foreign policy, but don’t get your hopes up about it.
If Congress approves a strike on Syria, it could come at great political cost.
Wishing for the Syrian civil war to be a revolution doesn’t make it so.
Even if America attacks, the impact will be minimal.
In Syria, a photographer captures his subjects’ pleas for normal life against the backdrop of the war-weary landscape.
The global jihad sees the Syrian conflict as its principal front.
On Taksim, tear gas, and loving a tyrant because he feeds you.
Are Washington, Moscow, and Beijing using the global arms trade to create a new Cold War?
How can you prove to the Syrian secret police that you’re not an Algerian spy?
A portrait of Syria’s child-refugees in Antakya, Turkey.
The veteran war reporter’s advice to young journalists on safety, story, five-sense reporting, and the uses of rumor.
Among the rebels in war-torn Syria.
he records of overflight requests show more than 200 tons of “bank notes” from Moscow to Damascus.
Hope, wisdom, law, ethics, and spirituality in relation to killing and dying in Syria.
What can The One Thousand and One Nights teach the modern world?
Protests in Bahrain have been largely ignored in Western media, but they shouldn’t be.
Why tragedy and impotence mark the struggle in Syria.
Through YouTube and Vimeo, these artists give their fellow Syrians a voice.
From Cairo to Wall Street, are we in the midst of a historic shift in the way governments relate to their citizens?
Danny Thiemann interviews the founders of the Syrian citizen-journalist movement.