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  • May 3, 2013

    By Shmuel Rosner

    May 3, 2013 | 3:23 am

    The US

    Headline: Hagel Confirms U.S. Is Considering Arming Syrian Rebels

    To Read: Aaron David Miller examines the challenges facing Obama at home and abroad through the prism of one of his (Obama's) favorite philosophers, Reinold Niebuhr-

    The good news is that Obama has...

  • Syria approves new constitution amid bloodshed

    February 27, 2012 | 6:25 pm

    Syrian artillery pounded rebel-held areas of Homs as President Bashar al-Assad’s government announced that voters had overwhelmingly approved a new constitution in a referendum derided as a sham by his critics at home and abroad.

    The outside world has proved powerless to halt the...

  • Syrian protesters chant “Bye Gadhafi, Bashar next”

    August 25, 2011 | 3:49 pm

    Syrian protesters chanted “Bye, bye Gadhafi, Bashar your turn is coming” overnight, but President Bashar al-Assad showed few signs of cracking after months of demonstrations and his forces raided an eastern tribal region again on Thursday.

    The new chant, inspired by the apparent...