Syria

Based on numerous reporting trips to the region, freelance foreign correspondent Reese Erlich discusses the growth of Syrian extremist rebel groups, the status of the Assad regime, foreign intervention and the failure of US policy. He provides up to date analysis and what the new …

Syrian Peace Talks in Astana

January 19, 2017 // 0 Comments

On January 23, Astana, the Capital of Kazakhstan, will be hosting the Syrian peace talks between the Syrian government and leaders of different factions of the Syrian opposition where Russia, Turkey and Iran will be the organizers and guarantors of the negotiations. There is a …

The Siren Song of a No-Fly Zone

November 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

This article appeared in the 2016 Fall Newsletter The presidential candidates are trying to come up with a ‘solution’ for Syria. Donald Trump has proposed a “safe zone” to shelter Syrians out of the conflict. The zone, according to Trump, would be a piece of …

Ending the Many Wars in Syria

October 11, 2016 // 0 Comments

Listen to an audio recording of Phyllis Bennis’ talk at Emmanuel College on October 13, 2016.  Thanks to David Goodman of I.B.I.S. Radio Talks by Phyllis Bennis:  Is the war in Syria a civil war? Is it a proxy war between the US and Russia ? …

Looking Into The Syrian Crisis

September 10, 2016 // 0 Comments

Understanding the Refugee Crisis Through Photos A closer look into the Syrian refugee crisis. See the ramifications of the conflict that has plagued the region through the unique and intimate perspective of photographs. In addition, hear speakers discuss the political landscape, the populations affected, and what …

Last spring, Jeff Klein traveled with an international delegation to Syria. This gave him unique insights into what is happening there, and its relation to other parts of the Middle East.   Jeff Klein Jeff’s study and frequent travels to the region over the past …

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