How did the Syrian regime manage to survive the Syrian war?

During the Arab Spring many Arab dictators and their regime collapsed like Ben Ali of Tunisia and Mubarak of Egypt, while in Syria the Assad regime is still in power. So why is President Bashar Assad still in power until today, despite the mass killings and displacement his regime did to the Syrian people? This… Read More How did the Syrian regime manage to survive the Syrian war?

Syrian opposition must unite in order for the revolution to succeed

The Syrian Revolution is approaching its sixth year since the popular uprising started against the Assad regime in March 2011, where the Syrian people took to the streets asking for legitimate rights like democratic reforms and more civil rights but achieving these demands now seems to be much more difficult than ever. The uprising against… Read More Syrian opposition must unite in order for the revolution to succeed

Why the opposition couldn’t break the siege on Aleppo?

Overview The Syrian opposition forces launched a second offensive on the western suburbs of Aleppo, the “Battle for the Hero-Martyr Abu Omar al-Saraqib” or “The mother of all battles” as described by the opposition as a possible deciding the outcome of the Syrian conflict. The objective of the offensive was to establish a new supply… Read More Why the opposition couldn’t break the siege on Aleppo?

The Assad regime cannot and will not defeat ISIS

In the recent years there was many questions that was raised by many regarding the hidden cooperation between Assad regime and Islamic State, especially by the Syrian opposition. No one can deny that the Assad regime has avoided combating against ISIS for nearly two years, focusing their military efforts on the Syrian opposition forces only.… Read More The Assad regime cannot and will not defeat ISIS

Battle of Aleppo: will it be a turning point in the Syrian war?

The Syrian regime forces backed by Iranian backed militant groups and Russian airforce have been advancing in the northern suburbs of Aleppo and have been capturing Syrian opposition held areas rapidly, which managed them to reach and to end the opposition three year siege on the Shiite towns of Nubul and Zahra, this advancement has… Read More Battle of Aleppo: will it be a turning point in the Syrian war?

What is the dispute between Russia and Iran regarding Syria?

Syria was expected to be one of the top agenda issues for President Vladimir Putin when he traveled to Tehran, the Russian President’s first visit in eight years and the first since Hassan Rouhani became the president of Iran. Tehran is naturally uncomfortable. Syria was becoming their fiefdom. They invested a lot in terms of… Read More What is the dispute between Russia and Iran regarding Syria?