Archives par mot-clef : Syria

Saudi Arabia Rejects UN Security Council Seat (Riyadh Bureau, 18/10/2013)

Saudi Arabia on Friday rejected a seat on the UN Security Council few hours after it was elected to the body, saying the Council has failed in its duties toward Syria and other international conflicts. The Foreign Ministry said in … Lire la suite

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06/08/2013 – جريدة الجمهورية – هل يقود الأمير بندر الحلّ في سوريا ولبنان؟

ما زال المراقبون السياسيون المهتمون بما يجري من تحوّلات في المنطقة والعالم يحاولون تقصّي الدوافع الحقيقية التي حملت رئيس الاستخبارات السعودية الأمير بندر بن سلطان إلى زيارة موسكو بنحو مفاجئ والاجتماع إلى القيادة الروسية، وهل تتّصل هذه الدوافع برغبة سعودية … Lire la suite

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Assad is responsible for the carnage in Syria (William Harris, The Washington Post, 29/07/2013)

The writer is a professor at the University of Otago in New Zealand. His most recent book is “Lebanon: A History, 600-2011.” In late June, in the course of observing aid to refugees, I visited the Azaz displaced persons camp … Lire la suite

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How Many Chechens Are Fighting In Syria? (Al-Jadaliyya, 19/06/2013)

Chechen fighter Abdallah Shishani, reportedly killed in Syria in January. It is almost a year since the first reports surfaced that some Chechens, together with fighters from elsewhere in the Russian Federation, had joined the ranks of the armed opposition … Lire la suite

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Is Qatar guilty of sectarianism in Syria? (OpenDemocracy, 10/06/2013)

Let’s be clear here, Qatar lost in Qusair. It is embarrassing and undermines two years and $3bn of financial support to the rebel movement. And it is time that Qatar began to take some responsibility for things Qaradawi has said, … Lire la suite

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Obama needs a Plan B for Syria (The Washington Post, 21/02/2013€

Vance Serchuk, a former foreign policy adviser to Sen. Joseph Lieberman, is a Council on Foreign Relations international affairs fellow, based in Tokyo. This is his first monthly column for The Post. John Kerry will depart shortly on his first … Lire la suite

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Qatar Leaks: The Business of Foreign Affairs (Al-Akhbar, 23/01/2013)

Al-Akhbar publishes leaked minutes from the Qatari Ministry of Foreign Affairs that have Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu and Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi discussing regional affairs – from Russia’s involvement in Syria to Gaddafi’s fall – with Qatari officials. An … Lire la suite

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Syria media denounces ‘ageing tourist’ Brahimi (14/01/2013, The Daily Star)

Syria’s official media lashed out at UN-Arab League peace envoy Lakhdar Brahimi on Monday, denouncing him as an « ageing tourist » after his criticism of President Bashar al-Assad’s peace plan. The latest attack on the veteran Algerian diplomat follows stinging criticism … Lire la suite

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Syria: The Way Forward (ICOS, December 2012)

This paper reviews the history of the modern Syrian state and the diverse domestic, regional and international factors that have led to the current conflict. It includes a description of the key government and opposition actors and an analysis of … Lire la suite

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Middle East: don’t rely on the past to predict its future (The Guardian, 30/12/2012)

Recent reports from inside Syria paint a grim picture on both sides. In Aleppo, as my Guardian colleague Ghaith Abdul-Ahad described in a vivid report last week, the armed opposition to President Bashar al-Assad remains as split as ever, looting … Lire la suite

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