The Syrian revolution is part of a global, radical push for freedom that cannot be suppressed – ignore it at your peril, writes Salameh Kaileh.
14 December, 2016 – Comment: The Syrian revolution is part of a global, radical push for freedom that cannot be suppressed – ignore it at your peril, writes Salameh Kaileh.
14 September, 2015 – Comment: The Syrian regime claims to be fighting the IS group, when in reality it is using it to destroy the Syrian revolution, argues Salameh Kaileh.
21 January, 2015 – Ankara is deluding itself that the current US involvement in the war against the IS might serve its interests.
17 January, 2015 – The attacks in Paris have brought the war on terror back in a new guise. It will only serve to further undermine what the Arab revolutions tried to accomplish.
10 January, 2015 – The rise of extremism and sectarianism means that the fall of Assad is now not enough to build a better Syria – revolutionaries need to reject hateful ideologies to realise their original goals of freedom and democracy.
08 January, 2015 – The original Syrian revolutionaries wanted freedom and an end to grinding poverty. Four years later, groups such as the IS, who rule with a warped religious ideology, are the only apparent alternative to Assad.
19 December, 2014 – Once Tunisia’s main opposition, the left-wing Popular Front has allowed the re-emergence of the old regime in its attempts to curtail Ennhadha – so much so that it now backs former Ben Ali stooge Beji Caid Essebsi for president.
22 November, 2014 – The US has disappointed many with its Syria policy over the last four years. No one should expect more in the latest round of Islamic State-driven US diplomacy.