24/04/2012 Article

Damascus: The Protocols of Annan’s Plan

Damascus and its interpretation of Kofi Annan’s peace plan

/ Nicolas Nassif

Tags: Diplomacy, Middle East, Syria, United Nations

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Originally posted on Al-Akhbar English, Tuesday, April 24, 2012 According to close observers, Damascus’ response to the peace plan proposed by the UN-Arab League Special

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24/04/2012 Article

Counterterrorism and the New American Exceptionalism

The rhetoric of American exceptionalism

/ Mike Vlahos

Tags: Democracy, Obama administration, War on terrorism

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Conflicts Forum would like to thank Mike Vlahos for permission to circulate this paper which will be published shortly in the Review of Faith and

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11/04/2012 Article

Stuff White People Like n.135 Humanitarian Intervention

If you want to retain white friends, you must adhere to a number of sacred rules: the stuff white people like

/ Marc Michael

Tags: Dialogue, Diplomacy, Europe, Obama administration, War on terrorism


First published on Jadaliyya on 11 April 2012 I usually get along with white people. For starters, I grew up in a white country. Some

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02/04/2012 Article

The real Bashar Al-Assad

Away from the adulation or the vilification, the real Bashar Al Assad is the central figure that will influence the outcome of the Syrian crisis

/ Camille Otrakji

Tags: Democracy, Syria


Originally posted on The Syria Page, 2 April 2012 Conflicts Forum would like to thank Camille Otrakji for permission to re-post this article Among the

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