Article in: Syria

2 October 2013

Non-violence stories from Syria

I am Syrian, but I have not lived in Syria during the revolution. I have lived the revolution from the outside, in Europe. The revolution has always been one of my dreams, from abroad I write what has happened and what is happening now. Now I am in the Turkish city of Gaziantep, ‘Aintab in […]

12 October 2012

Tentative Jihad: Syria’s Fundamentalist Opposition

Middle East Report N°131 The presence of Salafi groups among Syria’s armed opposition is an irrefutable, damaging yet not necessarily irreversible trend. Breaking this cycle will require the opposition to curb their influence, members of the international community to coordinate their policies and a perilous military stalemate to transition to a political solution