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Romney’s Bad Syria Plan

Mitt Romney has a not-so-cunning plan for intervening in Syria: But in Syria, with Assad in trouble, we need to communicate to the Alawites, his friends, his ethnic group, to say, look, you have a future if you’ll abandon that guy Assad. We need to work with — with Saudi Arabia and with Turkey to [...]
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Why Do So Many Syrians Defend Assad?

News : The Daily Beast (2 years ago)

Harold Rhodes explains why the Alawites, a long persecuted Syrian minority group, have good reason to fear a Syria without the protective power of the Assad regime. Read Post

Islamic State Releases Small Group of Assyrian Christian Hostages Days After Mass Kidnapping

News : Vice News (9 hours ago)

The militants released several members of the ethnic minority group, but the fate of many others abducted last week in northeastern Syria remains unclear. Read Post

Syria's Alawite activists stuck in the middle

News : The Coming Crisis (3 years ago)

Despite fears of sectarianism if the regime falls, some in the Alawite minority are speaking out against Assad. Journalist Nir Rosen recently spent two months in Syria. As well as meeting members of various communities across the co... Read Post

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