Syria Bashar Assad

Islamic State Is NOT America's Main Strategic Threat In The Middle East

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 10.02.2015 | UK Politics

The main strategic priority for the US is not the Islamic State but Iran, a former speechwriter for George W. Bush said on Tuesday. Speaking about...

Clinton: British Parliamentary Vote Against Syrian Intervention Influenced US Policy

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 12.06.2014 | UK

Barack Obama’s decision not to launch air strikes against Syria last year was influenced by the shock vote in the British parliament against militar...

Syria's Lost Generation

Ben Acheson | Posted 20.07.2013 | UK Politics
Ben Acheson

War still rages in Syria - a fact that we are too quick to forget. The second birthday of the crisis has long passed and resolution doesn't appear to be on the horizon. When Syria-related news does reach our media outlets and Twitter feeds, it usually focuses on chemical weapons or possible intervention by the US. There is little talk of the abhorrent humanitarian crisis, which deteriorates daily.

'A History of Syria,' distorted by the BBC!

Faisal J. Abbas | Posted 18.05.2013 | UK
Faisal J. Abbas

Despite the tremendous amount of respect which I have for the British Broadcasting Corporation, I couldn't help wondering if I was watching fact or fi...

Obama And Cameron Warn Assad

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.08.2012 | UK Politics

David Cameron and Barack Obama have said any threat to deploy chemical weapons by the Syrian regime would be "completely unacceptable". According t...

UN Syria Vetoes Condemned As 'Inexcusable And Indefensible'

Posted 19.07.2012 | UK

Britain today condemned as "inexcusable and indefensible" the decision by Russia and China to veto a United Nations Security Council resolution threat...

Assad Makes First Public Appearance Since Bomb Blast

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.07.2012 | UK

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has made his first public appearance since Wednesday’s bomb blast in Damascus that killed three members of his inne...

Is This The End Of Assad's Regime?

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 18.07.2012 | UK

The bomb blast that killed three members of the Syrian regime's inner sanctum on Wednesday is being touted as the most significant strike against Pres...

Syria Will Use Chemical Weapons

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 17.07.2012 | UK

The Syrian regime is poised to use chemical weapons, according to a high-profile defector. Speaking to the BBC, Nawaf Fares, the regime’s former...

Manaf Tlas Defects From Assad's Inner-Circle

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 06.07.2012 | UK

Syrian ruler Bashar al-Assad has suffered the first defection of a close ally since the regime’s brutal crackdown of the rebels began more than 16 m...

Back to the Future of Intervention With Syria

The Cambridge Union Society | Posted 10.08.2012 | UK Universities & Education
The Cambridge Union Society

Richard Chew writes about the need for Western intervention in Syria and compares the current crisis to that of thirty years ago when the Syrian Muslim Brotherhood led a Sunni resistance to Hafez Al-Assad's minority Alawite regime.

Cameron: 'We Will Not Abandon Syrian People'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.05.2012 | UK

Downing Street has warned the regime of President Bashar Assad that "we will not abandon" the people of Syria following the Houla massacre. David C...

13 Bodies Discovered By UN Observers In Eastern Syria

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 30.05.2012 | UK

Thirteen bodies have been found in Syria on Wednesday, according to UN inspectors. Reuters is quoting General Mood, the lead observer for the UN, ...

Cameron And Obama To Tighten Sanctions On Syria

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.04.2012 | UK

David Cameron and Barack Obama could tighten sanctions against Syria to increase the pressure on President Bashar Assad, Downing Street said today. ...