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How Assad Helped Jihadists

Suspects into Collaborators Peter Neumann argues that Assad has himself to blame Reprinted from the  London Review of Books http://www.lrb.co.uk/v36/n07/peter-neumann/suspects-into-collaborators April 3, 2014 No one doubts that jihadist groups in Syria draw on...

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A Commune in Rojava?

A Commune in Rojava?

by Alex De Jong New Politics Winter 2016 Vol:XV-4 • The siege of Kobani by Islamic State (ISIS) brought worldwide attention to the Syrian Kurdish PYD (Partiya Yekîtiya Demokrat, Democratic Union Party), the leading force in the Kurdish-majority areas in northern...

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Iranian Intellectuals Analyze/Oppose Iran’s Role in Syria

Editorial note: On October 30, 2015 when the U.S., Russia, China, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Iran and several other nations held a conference to discuss the fate of Syria, the Persian-language human rights website, Zamaneh, launched a special page entitled “War in the...

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