Syrian cabinet resigns amid massive unrest

From American Thinker.Com March 29, 2011 Syrian cabinet resigns amid massive unrest Rick Moran Syrian  president Bashar Assad must have been comforted by Hillary Clinton's words last weekend that the US would not invoke R2P to protect Syrian civilians during the current unrest. Reports from Syria detail massive protests that Syrian military forces have tried to control by shooting into the crowd. Hundreds, at least, have died but Continue Reading

Syrian Regime Unlikely to Fall

From American Thinker.Com March 12, 2011 Syrian Regime Unlikely to Fall By Aymenn Jawad Al-Tamimi As protests demanding political and economic reform continue across the Middle East and North Africa, one may justifiably ask how popular demonstrations will affect the regime in Damascus. Those who see a domino effect that began with the ousting of Ben Ali from Tunisia wonder if Syria will be part of the series of dominoes in the Continue Reading

Iran to build permanent naval base in Syria

From Debka.Com Just two days after two Iranian warships reached the Syrian port of Latakia via the Suez Canal, Friday, Feb. 25, an Iranian-Syrian naval cooperation accord was signed providing for Iran to build its first Mediterranean naval base at the Syrian port, debkafile's military and Iranian sources reveal. The base will include a large Iranian Revolutionary Guards weapons depot stocked with hardware chosen by the IRGC subject to Continue Reading

Rewarding Bad Behavior

From Gloria-Centre.Org Rewarding Bad Behavior By Jonathan Spyer * January 10, 2011 We depend on your contributions. Tax-deductible donation through PayPal or credit card: click Donate button, upper-right hand corner of this page. When processing your donation through PayPal please indicate in the "Special Instructions for Seller Box" for GLORIA Center. By check: "American Friends of IDC." "For GLORIA Center" on memo line. Mail: Continue Reading

Dopes of the Day: Fooled by Syria…Twice

From Rubin Reports.Blogspot.Com Dopes of the Day: Fooled by Syria...Twice Posted: 30 Dec 2010 07:33 AM PST By Barry Rubin Since I have written about how easily fooled Western politicians, officials, journalists, and academics are by Middle Eastern radicals, I'm going to try to provide examples in a regular feature called Dopes of the Day. This is a good starting point. (Be sure to read this article to the end to find out about both Continue Reading

The Poisoned Fruits of Appeasement Come Home to Roost

From Rubin Reports.Blogspot.Com Tuesday, December 21, 2010 The Poisoned Fruits of Appeasement Come Home to Roost Please be subscriber 18,078 (and daily reader 20,078.). Put your email address in the upper right-hand box of the page at http://www.rubinreports.blogspot.com We rely on your contributions. Tax-deductible donation via PayPal or credit card: click Donate button, top right corner of this page: Continue Reading

Syria’s Strategic Alliance with Hizbullah

From Gloria-Centre.Org Syria's Strategic Alliance with Hizbullah By Jonathan Spyer * September 7, 2010 We depend on your contributions. Tax-deductible donation through PayPal or credit card: click Donate button, upper-right hand corner of this page. By check: "American Friends of IDC." "For GLORIA Center" on memo line. Mail: American Friends of IDC, 116 East 16th St., 11th Floor, NY, NY 10003. President Bashar Assad of Continue Reading

Russia carriers seen docking in Syria by 2013

From World Tribune.Com Russia is proceeding with plans to enable major warships to anchor in Syria. Officials said the Russian Navy has overseen a project to expand its facilities in Syria. They said the effort was meant to allow aircraft carriers and missile cruisers to anchor in the Syrian port of Tartous by 2013. "Tartous will be developed as a naval base," Russian Navy commander Adm. Vladimir Vysotsky said. In remarks made on Continue Reading

2 Articles: A Telling Detail: The Turkish Leader’s Personal Quarrel with Barack Obama; Birth of a Myth: Winning Over Syria’s Dictator with High-Tech?

From Rubin Reports.Blogspot.Com A Telling Detail: The Turkish Leader's Personal Quarrel with Barack Obama Posted: 18 Jun 2010 06:51 AM PDT Please be subscriber 16,638. Put your email address in the box, upper right-hand of the page. We depend on your contributions since the New York Times doesn't pay for our research. Tax-deductible donation through PayPal or credit card: click Donate button, upper-right hand corner of Continue Reading

2 Articles; Clinton to Brazil/Turkey: You’re Against U.S.? Hey, That’s Cool!; Syrian Dictator Asad to Turks: Enter the Arab-Israeli Conflict and Shed your Blood for Us

From Rubin Reports.Blogspot.Com Clinton to Brazil/Turkey: You're Against U.S.? Hey, That's Cool! Posted: 10 Jun 2010 05:26 PM PDT Please be subscriber 16,541. Put your email address in the box, upper right-hand of the page. We depend on your contributions. Tax-deductible donation through PayPal or credit card: click Donate button, upper-right hand corner of this page. By check: "American Friends of IDC.” “For GLORIA Continue Reading